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It’s Showtime

The leaves are beginning to turn red, the start of the spectacular splash of colour that awaits fall visitors to canoe-crazy Algonquin Provincial Park. We choose the classic, popular Big Trout Loop, a 73-km circuit of sixteen lakes (each with at least one pair of resident loons), marshy waters, narrow creeks, and slow-moving rivers. 1,155 more words


History Slam Episode 105: Shadow Red

In this episode of the History Slam, Sean Graham talks with artist Martha Johnson about her new exhibit Shadow Red, which commemorates the 100th anniversary of Tom Thomson’s death.  58 more words

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Day 82 - Harbour Light nr Pictou to Antigonish via The Crombie House

Day 82 – Today was another great day on this trip. I mentioned in the blog yesterday that I had a plan to try and see a private art collection near New Glasgow, and it turned out to be a totally breathtaking experience. 1,613 more words

A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 212: Canada's Painted Grandeur, Part 1

“Take everything as it comes; the wave passes, deal with the next one.” – Tom Thomson (1877-1917)

For the next couple of weeks I hope to soak up as much beauty as I can in the little corner of my adopted country of Canada.

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Tom Thomson: The Last Spring by Joan Murray Book Review

Many people have an artist that they admire. Names such as Van Gogh, Monet, etc etc.
For me, it is the Group of Seven along with Tom Thomson. 322 more words


Canoe Lake Cemetery, May 19, 2017

Often, special times and places are entrusted to a writer/photographer’s exclusive view, and he or she must decide how – or whether – to share those occasions with a larger audience. 438 more words

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