Toronto, Ontario; Hull, UK.
French cannon aimed at Ontario Parliament. One of two cannons aimed westward at the Ontario Legislature Buildings from 23 Queen’s Park Crescent. Presumably not loaded. Plaque says “part of the armament of the French warship Le Prudent captured and burnt by the British under Admiral Boscawen on July 26th 1756 at Louisbourg” (Toronto) 20110711 1900
Fountains at Sherbourne Park, Water feature on plaza at Sherbourne Patk, with Toronto Harbour just behind. Hot summer day, but no children playing, neighbourhood still developing (Toronto) 20110712 1830
Front year garden in Hull England. Flowers stretch westward, hoping for the sun on a rainy Saturday afternoon in Hull, England. A typical residential street, with two-storey houses in rows. (Hull, UK) 20110716 1700
Systems Science welcome reception at ISSS Hull 2011: At #isss2011 , great minds put to work during the welcome reception, synthesizing knowledge and experiences on synthesizing better futures. This was preceded by drinks and appetizers to lubricate an early integration. We’ll be at the Hull University Business School for the week (Hull, UK) 2011071