Lagoon Reports

Long exposure aircraft trails over Toronto skyline, Wards Island, Toronto Islands

The Longest Night 2019

Aircraft streak over the Toronto skyline on the longest night of the year, winter solstice 2019. Click image to view larger.

Barbara Klunder's Up From The Ashes design, Algonquin Island, Toronto Islands

Phoenix Rising


New Year's 1989, DJ Joanna Kidd, Algonuin Island, Toronto Islands

Original Vinyl

Joanna spins vinyl in 1989 when it was hip, before it was hip again.

1989 AIA Rebuilding Crew, Algonquin Island, Toronto Islands

AIA Rebuilding Crew 1

An intrepid crew demo and clean up the fire damage of the AIA in 1989. from left to right are Barry, Carl in behind, Joanna, and Jerry behind the tripod.


1960s era AIA Clubhouse, Algonquin Island, Toronto Islands

The AIA in the 60s


1989 AIA Rebuilding Crew, Algonquin Island, Toronto Islands

AIA Rebuilding Crew 2

Let’s see. Is that Dwight, Leida, Jerry, Terry, David, and Carl?

1989 AIA Rebuilding Crew, Algonquin Island, Toronto Islands

AIA Rebuilding Crew 4

Is that Rocky photobombing a discussion between Barry, Martin, and Grahame?


Fire scorched piano, AIA Clubhouse, Algonquin Island, Toronto Islands

Scorched Piano


Snow fence and Montessori shed, Ward's Island, Toronto Island

Snow Fence

A dusting of snow caps the snow fence and Montessori shed on Ward’s.

Full rainbow over Fifth St., Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Pot O’Gold

A full rainbow arcs over Fifth St. after a brief, but intense, thunderstorm. Click image to view larger.


Canadian F18, Captain Marson, CIAS 2019, Canadian International Air Show 2019, Hanlan's Point, Toronto Islands

Cpt. Marsons Is Missing

A Canadian CF-18 flies low over Hanlan’s Point. The rear seat, belonging to one Cpt. Marsons, is empty.

Red Arrows, CIAS 2019, Canadian International Air Show 2019, Hanlan's Point, Toronto Islands

Red Arrows

The UK’s Red Arrows fly in formation over Hanlan’s Point.

Pitts Special in front of Edge Walk, CN Tower, CIAS 2019, Canadian International Air Show 2019, Hanlan's Point, Toronto Islands

Edge Walk

Brent Handy gives people doing the Edge Walk a fine show in his Pitts Special.


Floodwaters reflect trees and the Toronto skyline after sunset, Olympic Island, Toronto Islands

Waterworld

Floodwaters reflect trees and the skyline after sunset. This is the scene from the middle of Olympic Island, where the water was deep enough to kayak clear across the island. Click image to view larger.

Floodwaters completely cover the Eastern Gap, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

The End

Floodwaters inundate the southeast corner of the Island. The Eastern Gap is completely underwater, and waves roll far inland through the wet meadow, to the bathrooms at the top of the soccer field.

Flooded picnic area fire pit in front of Toronto skyline, Olympic Island, Toronto Islands

Island Picnic

Floodwaters completely consume a fire pit on Olympic Island.


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