Distractions, reflections

David Ing, at large … Sometimes, my mind wanders

Vancouver, BC; Toronto, Ontario.

Dunleavy Ave at Railroad St.

Dunleavy Ave at Railroad St. Mission to Seafarers historic Heritage Home, with cargo cranes of Port of Vancouver in the background. Self-guided walking tour around Powell Street and Oppenheimer Park, discovering original Skid Row. Still a tough neighbourhood. On the periphery of Chinatown, and streets from DY’s childhood (Vancouver) 20120202 1655

Fog On Burrard Inlet

Fog On Burrard Inlet. Not a ghost ship, just a freighter off the Port of Vancouver, as seen from the Seabus. Heavy low fog has obscured the mountains earlier in the day. Bright sunshine cleared mist by later in the day. (Vancouver) 20120203 0936

Bagel Samples, King at Bay

Bagel Samples, King at Bay. Free bagels at temporary hut in financial centre, for people leaving the office at 5 pm, from Dempster Bakery. Everyone loves a freebie, still lining up at temperature near freezing. Off camera to right, people were spreading toppings on their bagels (Toronto) 20120215 145906

Maple Leaf Lounge Toronto

Maple Leaf Lounge Toronto. Tokyo-bound, sons waiting for toast in the international departures Maple Leaf Lounge, Toronto. Last time I travelled with these two, they were about 6 and 4 years old. Service is too early for alcohol, bottle racks are locked off (Toronto) 20120216 105433

February 28th, 2012

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