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Roncesvalles Avenue at Sunrise…

As I strolled down the avenue this morning in the quiet street-sounds, with the long shadows of sunrise and the steadily increasing birdsong, I was reminded of how I once loved the highrise canyons of New York city or Montreal – … Continue reading

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The wildflowers among us

I’m sitting in my favourite café with my laptop, on a moist gentle-rain kind of day, and the sound of a car horn takes my attention out to the street.  A young man  is racing down the road on one … Continue reading

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Roncesvalles Village ‘renewed’…

Well, here we are, “living the life” – a Roncesvalles Village that no one can deny is trendy, beautiful, and fun.     For those who love to talk about urban neighbourhoods, there is much to discuss: It is now possible to obtain … Continue reading

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Roncy now…

Roncy did get its liquor store, and the local fans did save The Revue – without a $300,000-sign.   I’ve been so impressed by their heroic efforts, that I recently decided to take some ‘supportive’ action and actually see a movie … Continue reading

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Four years later….

I could sum up Roncy in more or less the same words I used in March 2008.   But not with the same feelings.  The details are similar, but the meaning and shades and tones have changed…. There is a qualitative difference … Continue reading

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