Archive for May, 2015

The wonderful community of Oak Bay sits just outside the downtown core of Victoria and plays host to some of our most lovely heritage homes and buildings, and forms an integral part of the history of the city itself.  In today’s post we find ourselves continuing our long-running photoblog series “The Anglican Church Project” with […]

It is often said that one person cannot change the world.  And while many may believe it to be true, apparently no one thought to tell Major James MacFarlane. A land owner on Vancouver Island in the early days of the twentieth century, fuelled by Irish whiskey and sheer determination, he took the government of […]

Quiescent Possibilities

Posted: 20th May 2015 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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It is often said that one man’s garbage is another man’s gold.  For some people a scene like this appears to hold something that is better left to the auto wreckers.  Other people, like me, see an endless sea of possibility. Whether you are a purist at heart and can only imagine this gem restored […]

An Outward View

Posted: 8th May 2015 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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Summer is just around the corner now here on Vancouver Island, everything is turning vibrant green and the air is warm.  On a recent excursion, I found myself driving down the Saanich Peninsula on Vancouver Island, enjoying the scenery, the sounds, and the smells of late spring.  With the pace of life being what it […]