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fall in Britannia Park

This is my mother’s patch of the communal garden below her condo. Thrilled to see it still so colourful.

 Britannia Park, my saviour every time I visit.

 The view from my aunt’s balcony – the Ottawa River and the Gatineau in the distance

 The path I walk every time, near the river

Auntie Do, born April 18 1920, living alone, still driving. Proud owner of dozens of blue and green striped t-shirts.

Home! I went right away for a walk. Yes, this is downtown Toronto … the Farm at dusk, through the fence.

A typical hideous Cabbagetown house. I love home.



2 Responses to “fall in Britannia Park”

  1. Unknown says:

    Beth,cant gt over the resemblance between you and Do.And i love the house,which i assume is yours. GG

  2. beth says:

    Really? I've never thought I look like Do. I do wear stripey t=shirts, though. No, that's not my house, though it's one of my local favourites. I'll send you one of mine, which is a tall brick Victorian semi.

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