A quick update

Today was rather full; full of running, family and sunshine. As such, I haven’t trolled through all my photos yet. These two, taken this afternoon at Cuckhold’s Cove, will have to suffice to whet your appetite. It turned out to be a beautiful sunny day and we took a spin in-between activities. Cuckhold’s Cove Head…

St. Patrick’s Church

St. Patrick and I are relative strangers; none of my family hails from Ireland, I’m not Roman Catholic, and, insofar as hagiography goes, Patrick has never really been one of my favourites. I prefer the saints reputed to have wry senses of humour, like Lawrence or Agatha. At least, I hope Agatha was finding some…

A Sorry Presentation (Convent)

If ever there was a candidate in Placentia for the title “Building at Risk,” it’s this convent. I posted an entry a while ago about Ridley Hall, which made the Newfoundland Historic Trust‘s list of Buildings at Risk 2012. The Presentation Convent of Our Lady of the Angels, adjoining Sacred Heart Church, n rough shape….

Dumb, dumb, dumb

There are so many things about photography that you can’t control. You can’t control the weather. You can’t control the actions of wild animals. You can’t control when a sudden beam of light might penetrate the clouds and hit the water (although you might just be able to predict it with some alacrity). But you…

A dusting

Driving through Quidi Vidi Village this morning I stopped to have a look at a premises under development which will house a series of new craft studios (more on this later). While there, I wandered out on to the dock of the craft premises and snapped this quick shot of a local, independent brewing company,…