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Photos and stuff Toronto

Strippers at last (kind of)

Ooooh la la Originally uploaded by rutty. It’s sad, but I’m back in the UK. Not that it’s bad to be back here but I’ve really enjoyed my time in Toronto. I’ll miss everyone, not least my sister and nieces, but I’m sure that I’ll be back (hopefully with some

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Photos and stuff Toronto

Niagara Falls

Water, water Originally uploaded by rutty. How bloody impressive are the Niagara Falls eh? This was my second visit there but the Falls still took my breath away. The first time I went was in January a few years ago and as the river was frozen over the Maid of

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Photos and stuff Toronto

The Islands

Centre Island Originally uploaded by rutty. Yesterday was a family day, so we were still lacking a visit to one of those dodgy bars with pictures of racy ladies outside. Maybe tomorrow. Instead of a strip joint we took the kids to The Centre Island, one of the 14 islands

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Photos and stuff Toronto

Casa Loma

Casa Loma Originally uploaded by rutty. Yesterday saw us taking a little trip to a “Castle” in the posh end of Toronto – Casa Loma. This is the most grand house in Toronto and the closest that they have to a Stately Home being the young nation that they are.

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Photos and stuff Toronto

Toronto

Reflections Originally uploaded by rutty. Well, here I am in Toronto again. This City always impresses me. There’s nothing to really compare it to in the UK. We don’t have the same collection of tall shiny buildings even in London and the feel of the place is totally different to

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Anglo Scotian Mills

Slopey red kitchen Originally uploaded by rutty. A very strange thing happened to me a few days ago. I got an email from a guy called Dan Walker thanking me for an article I’d written about the gorgeous development at Anglo Scotian Mills, an old lace mill in Beeston. They’d

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The Cotswolds

St James’ Church Originally uploaded by rutty. This past Bank Holiday Weekend had the usual mix of British Weather – clouds, rain, hail and a bit of sun. You can almost guarantee that you’ll need some sort of water-proofing once the extended weekend comes around, and this last weekend was

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Colosseum

Colosseum Originally uploaded by rutty. It’s probably become obvious that I’ve recently started to get addicted to photography. I just can’t stop taking photos. Everywhere I walk I see things that I want to snap. I frame the shots in my mind even if I don’t have my camera with

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