Quite a few years ago, on one of his occasional visits to Toronto, Chicago artsist Anthony Stagg (OK everyone just calls him Stagg, even his honey), spent an afternoon in the little backyard studio, a glorified shed I kept at the time and called The… Read More
Rise and Shine with the gang on 27th Street
Georgie and Bruce listening to Mister Anchovy playing the banjo this morning on 27th Street.
Amongst our mail today was a flyer from HGTV about a TV show called May the Best House Win. On one side, here is what it says: Is your house, condo or apartment your pride & joy? HGTV’s new series MAY THE BEST HOUSE WIN… Read More
I like this little garden a lot, at the back edge of the yard on the edge of the woodsy patch. Tuffy P has done a fantastic job looking after this front garden, which just keeps getting better. Even in October, it has retained a… Read More
To steal a line from the Merle Travis, “like a fiend with his dope, and a drunkard his wine…” I’ve found my way back into the little studio I’ve been calling The Anchovy Can. It seems I’m unable to stay away indefinitely. Here is another… Read More
We received a letter from the City of Toronto today. How unusual. It started like this: We are pleased to inform you that your property/garden has been nominated for the City of Toronto Etobicoke York Great Gardens Contest 2011. Unfortunately, it was after the nomination… Read More
Here’s a sneak peak into the top secret cave hidden deep beneath Anchovy World Headquarters. The larger painting in progress is called Sunday Afternoon in the Forest of No Return.
Tuffy and I both love hollyhocks. Daylilies between houses along the sidewalk. More clematis are opening up each day at the side of the house. These started last year with a small transplant from our neighbour’s garden across the street. Are these some variety of… Read More