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GALLERY: Images of Historic Port Perry V – the people

Mr. Leonrd was a photographer who lived in Port Perry in the 1800’s. His studio was located in what is now the Piano Inn. Here are some of the portraits he took. If you know any of the people, please let me know. All images are courtesy of the Scugog Shores Museum

IN THE NEWS… 2017 – Eat, drink and be merry

REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION FROM CAPS NEWSPAPERS – September, 2017 I have always been a strong believer in eating as healthy as possible, as long as I do not have to give up chocolate ice cream, chocolate cake and chocolate truffles. Although I do not eat meat seven days a week, I certainly have no intention …

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GALLERY: Images of Volendam

Volendam is an old Dutch town near Amsterdam, where traditional Dutch ways are still respected.

Bolivia: all pigs are not alike

REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION FROM FOCUS MAGAZINE – SEPTEMBER, 2017 When travelling the globe, one has the great opportunity of meeting people in the most remote places. This was recently the case when I was in a small village on Lake Titicaca, high on the Bolivian plateau. I had just arrived and was tired and aching …

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GALLERY: Images of Boston

Boston is one of America’s oldest cities and the origin of the revolution.

Boston, so much history in one place

REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION FROM FOCUS MAGAZINE – September, 2017 The thought of vacationing is often associated with exotic locales, ocean front playgrounds or far off adventures. Quite often though, many interesting destinations are much closer to home. I recently discovered this on a trip to Boston, Massachusetts. I have had the pleasure of visiting this …

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GALLERY: Images of Vilnius

Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital, is known for its baroque architecture, seen especially in its medieval Old Town. But the buildings lining this district’s partially cobblestoned streets reflect diverse styles and eras, from the neoclassical Vilnius Cathedral to Gothic St. Anne’s Church.

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