Winnie-the-Pooh is Canadian: Christopher Milne (A. A. Milne's son and inspiration for the character Christopher) named his toy bear after, a Canadian black bear he often saw at the London Zoo, named "Winnie". The bear cub was purchased from a hunter for $20 by Canadian Lieutenant Harry Colebourn in White River, Ontario, Canada, while en route to England during the First World War. He named the bear "Winnie" after his adopted hometown of Winnipeg, Manitoba. "Winnie"
Today was the perfect day for a photo shoot along Waterfront Drive in Winnipeg. Before I got started with that shoot, I wandered by the river and took a few images for myself. Autumn is definitely on its way as shown by the carpet of leaves that crunched beneath my feet. I do not feel so ready for the cooler weather but on a beautifully warm day such as today, Autumn's arrival isn't so daunting. I love to use echo in my images. What I mean by that is the repeating of a pattern. In these…
Jan 2013: Local restaurateur to reopen revolving restaurant
A city landmark and iconic restaurant location will be opening its doors once again after a four-year hiatus. Restaurateur Noel Bernier, who owns Hermanos Steakhouse and Wine Bar and Corrientes Argentine Pizzeria, will be finalizing negotiations to reopen the revolving restaurant at the Fort Garry Place later this month.
Art Deco Architecture: Photo
The Old Modern - Then and Now A Tumblr of Art Deco architecture, vintage and modern, from all over the world. Includes photos of exteriors, interiors, sculptures, monuments, civil engineering and more, plus historical background, quotes, research, archival video, etc.