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Visiting Merlin’s Hollow English flower garden never fails me. No matter how many times I visit the Tomlinson’s garden, I always stumble upon something new. My latest easy find, a Yellow Crab Spider crawling over a purple Iris. No camouflage here. Perhaps it was an accidental landing as these yellow crab spiders according to Wiki like to hangout …

Birds are in a full swing, hovering over our gardens, trails and streets of Aurora. Singing away. Yes, nest making and long anticipated mating or even hatching season is happening now. Trees are filling in and grass is getting greener. In fact it is almost green everywhere, of course at this time of the year …

Merlin’s Hollow, the English flower garden – is my annual local destination where I bring almost all of my photographic equipment to photograph nature’s most beautiful flowers. It it also probably the most rewarding local road trip I take twice or three times a year that is just around the corner from my home here …

Seven years ago I knew more about birds than about the community I was living in, and that many years ago I set out on the journey to explore the Town of Aurora community. Today I am still here photo-blogging, in fact blogging about more town related topics than originally anticipated. My first blog post …

The Moon, a natural Earth satellite, that shines over us at night and during the day not because it emits light but reflects. There was nothing special about tonight’s moon but it was bright enough and tempting enough to photograph. Sometimes this blog needs a little reflection and tonight I guess it took the moon …

Warning, some readers may find the following a little disturbing. While we were finishing up eating our late breakfast at a local restaurant, a Starling accidentally flew into the window where we were sitting. After the impact, the Starling dived involuntarily, face first and wings spread, into the snow. At first it felt like a …

By Andrew Zuliani, Aurora ON. My name is Andrew and I am photographer based in Aurora, Ontario. A few days ago, I was frustrated, I could not take any good looking photos or videos. I’ve been spending a lot of time on Instagram and Facebook looking at pictures of famous photographers who have a fan-base filled …

My work was somehow rudely interrupted by a mouse. That not so tiny grey furry creature zoomed under the Muskoka chair I was sitting on, and disappeared (nature’s magic). Well, it was really my pouring ‘green‘ thoughts that were interrupted. “What happened to my inside plant? Why did that one tiny fern at the window suddenly …

It is hard to believe that the Aurora Community Arboretum is about two decades old; a beautiful parkland stretch located in the East end of our town. The Aurora Community Arboretum is a unique green park and is accessible from many locations. Each entrance location is unique in its own way. I must say that there was …

We are currently experiencing heavy May (2017) showers, that according to the weatherman will continue until Sunday. Potential spring flooding. So far, not too cold and not too warm, just perfect temperature for a steady unveiling of spring’s greens. The green picture is being painted as we speak. Today I volunteer in the school. It’s …