An interesting piece of public art at 8th Street S.W. under 9th Avenue and the Canadian Pacific Railway main line. The curved LED display reproduces streams of newspaper stories and advertisements from long ago.
COVID-19 has made it more difficult for Canadians to attend public ceremonies taking place for Remembrance Day. Despite obstacles caused by the current health crisis, there’s nothing stopping us from taking time today — and really, any day — to reflect on how the sacrifices made by veterans throughout our history have shaped our country. Lest we forget.
From a wander the other evening: a view of the flowers and the fountain at Central Memorial Park in Calgary, with a couple of war memorials in the background and the glass and steel Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre behind it all.
Just a few minutes from the King’s Cross/St. Pancras railway complex in London are the Coal Drop Yards, a former industrial area along the Regents Canal being remade for modern retail/leisure, near other new buildings housing offices and residential spaces. Here is one of the buildings, as it was about a year ago.