Posts Tagged ‘Duncan’

There are as many variations of custom cars as there are enthusiasts who design and build them.  I think that’s one of the best parts about being a “car guy”, there’s always something out there to tickle your fancy no matter what your preference or taste is.  Now that summer is just a fleeting thought […]

Order Up!

Posted: 15th November 2014 by Mrs. Toad in Photography
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Succulent hamburgers, golden hand-cut fries, creamy dahl and sweet basmati rice, fragrant curries, fluffy pakoras, savoury samosas, and decadent chocolate cheesecake. You might think I’m describing a pricey, five-star restaurant that involves knowing the maître d’ just to get past the door, but the only similarity would be that the food does indeed deserve those […]

Some items we have a chance to photograph have a life of their own.  The stories of those who once owned them are forever imprinted in their fabric, and if you listen closely you can learn a little of the person and the times they came from.  In today’s post we are continuing a new […]

Have you ever seen the largest raptor in North America?  Have you seen it up close?  Better yet, have you seen it fly just inches over your head?  If not for the terrific people who operate The Raptors here in the Cowichan Valley, these experiences would never be possible. We’ve now visited twice, and each […]

Art is all about interpretation.  And when it comes to personal expression, there is no art like that of the car and motorcycle enthusiast.  Given my rather feisty reputation behind the bars of a bike like this I likely will never pilot one personally, but they still make me stop in my tracks instantly when […]

Buckets come in all sorts of sizes, shapes, many with different intended uses.  Hands-down, the coolest bucket that I know of has to be of the Ford T-Bucket variety.  These highly modified cars tend to only loosely resemble the original car that motivated their creation, and they all stand out as unique and personal expressions […]

Tales from an Afghan Village

Posted: 14th July 2014 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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One of the best parts about having friends is how they have a tendency to expand your horizons.  We can all get wrapped up in our daily lives, rushing to and fro, working, taking care of the kids and all that, but how many of us actually get involved in a good cause?  One that […]

Time waits for no one it is said, but what about when it makes a grand journey only to find itself back home?  This story has all the makings of a wonderful story that ties our rich local history into the present.  Our involvement all started recently with a new connection we made at our […]

When it comes to vehicle enthusiasts, we have a wide range of interests that sometimes are a bit surprising.  In today’s post we’re heading back to the “Beverly Corners Show and Shine 2013″ in our running photoblog series called “The Toads At The Sportsplex” where we’re going to check out a trio of beauties that […]

Today’s story is one that has taken us well over 3 years to bring to you, one that has had a profound effect on the way we see the world around us, and in a larger context one that has made us appreciate our rich heritage here on Vancouver Island that much more.  This is […]