Sometimes when people say, “You had to be there,” they’re not kidding.
Skipping, egg-and-spoon races, hula hoops and hopscotch at King and Bay, Toronto’s flinty financial heart!
Not only should you have been there, the Toronto Community Foundation wouldn’t have minded if you’d joined in — c’mon, put down that briefcase and pick up a spoon — with the flash-mob giving downtown a brief taste of Playing for Keeps.
This update’s been long over due. I was away for the NewsTrain Toronto workshop. Interesting enough, while the news industry in Canada is facing the same problems ive witness in South Asia, the overall trends in North America paint a different story. Some other day though.
Rouge Park is next to Toronto’s largest wetland the Rouge River which got its name from the red river bank clay painting the steam red, or ‘Rouge’ in French. Much like how my hand looked after I offered it to the territorial mosquitos when I wandered off into the dense growth away from my camp site without the repellent. An ominous moment caused by an amature oversight, but lets begin at the beginning.