We planted this Shishigashira, or “Lion’s Head” Japanese Maple in our first year on Twenty Seventh Street. It’s done very well out front, and although this tree sustained some damage over last winter, it has recovered nicely. One of the things I love about the… Read More
Tonight, “Stouffville Luke” Gregory (guitar), “Uncle Pat” Yerex (Gut Bucket Bass) and I (clawhammer) got together at the open mic at Fair Grounds Coffee here in Long Branch. This is the first time the three of us have performed together. We played Bonaparte’s March, Arkansas… Read More
This ‘Candlestick’ Moth can only be spotted in Long Branch! Destined to fly into the garden tomorrow before sundown. From Long Branch Mosaics.
I rolled out of bed this morning and staggered downstairs….to the delightful smell of home-made biscuits, with herbs from our neighbour Nadia’s garden. One more reason why Tuffy P is fantastic!
I dropped by the Open Mic at Fair Grounds Coffee here in Long Branch tonight. I even brought along my banjo and played a few tunes. It was lots of fun, with a few people singing and playing guitars as well as a harmonica player,… Read More
We received the following notice from Councillor Grimes yesterday, outlining some very positive steps in managing development in our community. For those who have not seen it, I’ve pasted it below. Kudos to Councillor Grimes – this will help even the playing field. After discussions… Read More
Today is Long Branch Fest, the first one in fact, where we celebrate our community. I saw these buskers on my way to Nite Owl for a swanky haircut this afternoon. The buskers were playing The Man in Me by Bob Dylan, a song I… Read More
TUFFY P posting again – Tonight is the one night of the year for the appearance of June’s ‘Strawberry Moon’. If you saw this first full moon of June tonight, you’ll have enjoyed a warm light in the night sky as Georgie, Jacques and I… Read More
TUFFY P here – heading out for the night round with George…I’m not sure who’s more concerned about who here – Wonder Cat is holding down the fort – George is taking one last look before we hit 27th Street…If you think this is a… Read More
TUFFY P posting : lemme see.. the after dinner walk tonight included a new admirer on Lake Promenade, finding a tennis ball in Sam Smith Park, carrying the ball, self-tossing the ball, catching the ball, carrying the ball, peeing, meeting a young girl named Georgia,… Read More