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Do you have a photo of Robin’s Nest, built by Alfred Bray who moved to Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey) in 1910?

Sandy Bray has a question that you may be able to answer “I’ve been enjoying your site very much,” Sandy Bray writes, “and have been thinking alot of memories and questions, etc. etc.” Sandy has recently sent a question to her dad, Jim Bray, asking if he remembered the address of the house called “Robins Nest” […]


The Technique of Film Editing (1968) is a classic text for film students

The following text is based upon a previous post entitled Drug Wars (2013) updates. It focuses and enlarges upon themes related to editing, contextualization, and management of attention and emotional response in accordance with principles of instrumental reason in a machine in the garden era. Film history We are dealing with history, and its conceptualization. Heritage […]


Intention to Designation under the Ontario Heritage Act – Wesley Mimico United Church

Following message is from Michael Harrison: Good Morning: At its meeting of October 3, 2013 the Toronto Preservation Board adopted an amended recommendation (to delete the interior space from the list of historical attributes) from planning staff on the intent to designate the Wesley Mimico United Church under the Ontario Heritage Act. The adopted report […]


Toronto Preservation Board meeting – Oct. 3, 2013 – Intent to designate Wesley Mimico United Church under Ontario Heritage Act

The following message is from Michael Harrison: Good Morning: A report declaring the intent of the City of Toronto to designate Wesley Mimico United Church under the Ontario Heritage Act will be considered by the Toronto Preservation Board on October 3, 2013. I will be supporting the intent to designate this important Mimico landmark and […]


History of film editing – Reisz and Millar (1968)

The Technique of Film Editing, Second Edition (1968) is a classic text by Karel Reisz and Gavin Millar that is read even now by film students. It’s a useful resource for anybody interested in how stories are put together, and how life is viewed and experienced, then and now. Because I’m currently taking a film editing […]


August 11, 2013 interview with Jim Tovey, Ward 1 Councillor in Mississauga, regarding Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project

Update (Dec. 9, 2014): There has been discussion in the past for the soil that is being removed from the Hanlan Project to be used for Inspiration Lakeview as part of the process of extending the shoreline southward into Lake Ontario. In that regard, things have changed a bit, as I understand. Here’s my current […]


Ontario’s land-use planning framework gives rise to three options for the adaptive reuse of heritage places of worship

The Wesley Mimico United Church redevelopment project is predicated upon the fact that churches are not autonomous agents with regard to heritage places of worship. They are, instead, part of a regulated land-use system. Hackworth and Gullikson (2013) A recent journal article by Jason Hackworth and Erin Gullikson of the University of Toronto outlines how Ontario’s […]