Lagoon Reports

Snowy owl with wingtip feathers, Gibraltar Point, Toronto Islands

Gibraltar Snow II

A snowy owl comes in for a pinpoint landing at Gibraltar Point. Click image to view larger.

Snowy owl, Gibraltar Point, Toronto Islands

Gibraltar Snow

A snowy owl perches on a large branch at Gibraltar Point. Click image to view larger.

High winds on ice unsafe sign, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Municipal Code

High winds drive spray high over an Ice Unsafe sign in front of the Rapids Queen.


Phone booth at water's edge under stormy skies, Gibraltar Point, Hanlan's Point, Toronto Islands

Spare a Quarter?

A Bell phone booth sits at the water’s edge by Gibraltar Point under moody skies. Official Ontario provincial government satellite data shows the water 140 feet further out – a stark reminder of just how high the water levels are heading into 2020. Click image to view larger.

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.


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