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David Tomlinson


Books, books everywhere. That’s what I see first for every visit to our local Aurora Public Library; however, not always will I leave our library with a book in my hand. Books will continue to shape the interior look of our libraries, at least for some time, but the information and resources we seek today …

Another great photo journey on June 13, 2015 through the Merlin’s Hollow, an English garden, a collection of about 2000 flowering species, of course not photographed yet by me. It rained most of the week, heavy showers in fact, thunders and tornado warnings, and it rained the night before leaving shiny rain drops everywhere in …

Merlin’s Hollow English garden, what can I say, it’s a garden full of hidden flowering treasures, crawling and flying creatures, and calming nature sounds. Okay, once in a while a crow interrupts with a sound equivalent to a drum beat. I have been visiting Merlin’s Hollow garden here in the Town of Aurora (Ontario) since 2011, rain …

The Aurora Community Arboretum has a full task force behind it – a task force of experienced and hard working volunteers that many of us don’t see. “Knock, knock!” I echoed back in my head – “Who is there?” It was someone at my door I didn’t know. I had a brief conversation with a stranger. …

It was a hot humid overcast day at Merlin’s Hollow last Sunday. During my visit on that day when I passed by David Tomlinson I said to him ‘when I will leave this place today there is one thing I am not going to thank you for and that will be the mosquitoes‘. The little …

Our Town of Aurora community is definitely growing and I am for sure experiencing our town’s growth on Saturdays. There is so much to be seen around the town that recently I must set my mind for one or two things to visit each week.  I don’t know what I missed but I know that …

Sheppards Bush and good weather definitely go hand in hand. Today’s winter weather was beautiful and appreciated by many. We all know how volatile our weather has been in the past few months – so I didn’t take a risk and I arrived at the conservation area in the early morning. The main entrance to …