52:500c – Week 31 – Vieux-Qu├ębec

If you live in Canada, the beauty of Old World Europe is distant, usually requiring a lot of money and a long flight, or does it? We have a little taste of Europe right here in North America. The Old City of Quebec is probably one of the most beautiful cities I’ve visited outside of…

52:500c – Week 04 – A Fort for A City

Deeply intertwined with the history of Toronto, Ontario is Fort York. Like Fort Erie, Fort York was established in the early days of Upper Canada after it’s establishment following the American Rebellion. Loyalists to the British Crown followed General John Graves Simcoe to the wilderness of the newly created colony of Upper Canada. While the…

52:500c – Week 02 – Winter’s Fort

Winter has been something that has been a bit elusive for us in Southern Ontario. Notable the lack of snow the second week into the new year and the new project. So the title of the week isn’t really fitting, but I kept it anyways because if I used “Muddy Fort” people would think I…

52:320TXP – Week 25 – The Red Coat

From 1645 to 1885 the red coat of the British Army was both feared and respected, this army of as General Sir Arthur Wellesley the Duke of Wellington put it, the scum of the Earth, drilled and disciplined into one of the most effective fighting forces the world had seen, and helped Britain build an…