Monthly Archives: May 2013

ALLAN GARDENS

Allan Gardens Conservatory is a historic landmark that lies in one of Toronto’s oldest parks.  The development of the gardens began with the donation of a five-acre parcel of land in 1858 by George Allan, a prominent local politician and cultural … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown Toronto, Flora and Fauna

ROYAL REVIEW

I recently attended a ceremony commemorating  the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 in downtown Toronto.  The troops were reviewed by HRH Prince Philip as colonel-in-chief of the regiment. Unlike our neighbours to the south,  tight security was not … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown Toronto, People, Soldiers