Archive for October, 2011

Happy Halloween, everyone, welcome back to The Hollow today!  We’re on an adventure together, exploring the ghost town of Paldi, on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.  Our previous post “Paldi the Ghost Town: Part 1” started this story, and today we end it here.  With any luck, we’ll have our heads still attached. As we made […]

Paldi the Ghost Town: Part 1

Posted: 28th October 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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We’ve driven past the road signs countless times before and wondered what was behind them.  Having lived on Vancouver Island since 1980, I am pretty much familiar with all the high points on the island here in terms of history and things of interest…  but this was news to me.  A ghost town?  In our […]

Sometimes in life you find something that at first glance appears to be nothing more than a heap of rusty old metal.  If you take the time, however, to really take the artifact in you begin to see little treasures emerge.  We’re continuing our latest photoblog series “The Toad’s Tonka Toys” with these new images […]

Hello everyone, welcome back to The Hollow and thanks so kindly for your visit.  This post has been in the works for days now, but due to my new work schedule it has been difficult to get the time to put it together.  I’ve been very much looking forward to it and am happy to […]

The Hollow Goes Dark

Posted: 17th October 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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Hi everyone, welcome back to The Hollow today.  In light of recent events here, I have some news to share today that may disappoint some, and for that we are very sorry.  This will likely be the final blog post we make here for quite some time.  Please let me explain. Photography always has been […]

Thank you for joining us today, we’ve got a special feature to share with everyone.  We were recently requested to do a full photo-shoot for a friend of ours who owns a wonderful character B&B in Chemainus on Vancouver Island in BC, Canada. It was most definitely a highlight of our summer to get a […]

Hi everyone, thanks for popping back around here to The Hollow today!  We really appreciate your visit.  We’re definitely back to the BC Forest Discovery Centre today as we continue our photoblog series “The Toad’s Tonka Toys” and take a look at a couple of pieces of hardware used historically in the logging industry, and […]

Today’s photoblog post is going to focus on two artifacts that are on display at the BC Forestry Discovery Centre.  This post is a continuation of our running series, “The Toad’s Tonka Toys“. As things stand, the area on Vancouver Island that we live in and its immediate surroundings were all founded by local industry.  […]

Well, as it turns out our best friend Mr. Mudpuppy found some great information on the toy train we discussed in today’s photoblog post “The Toy Train Express“.  This latest series we’re working on, “The Toad’s Tonka Toys” is a series based on a visit to the BC Forestry Discovery Centre we had the pleasure […]

Hi everyone, we’re back after a brief break for Thanksgiving here in Canada!  We had the best long weekend, hanging out with our best friends and extended family.  My cheeks hurt from laughing today, and I believe this is a sign of having had a wonderful time. Today’s post finds us once again at the […]