Monthly Archives: July 2011

Old is the New New: Our latest book “Windsor Then” is born.


I am very happy to announce the birth of Walkerville Publishing’s latest baby: “Windsor Then – A Pictorial Essay of Windsor Ontario’s Glorious Past.” 138 black and white photos chronicle Windsor’s progress from its days as a sleepy backwater in … Continue reading

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Horses of the River


Driving past a country fair near Niagara-on-the-Lake yesterday, I spotted a pony ride. Wow, did that take me back – and not just to my youth. It reminded of a illustration I had recently scrutinized while browsing through “Birth of a … Continue reading

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Musings about trolleys, congregating and “progress”.


With current local chit chat about a city councillor’s suggestion to bring back street cars in Windsor, I pondered (once again) how different things (read better) would be here if our city fathers had just left well enough alone. Here … Continue reading

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Upper Canada, eh? Windsor in 1837.


Still enjoying the leftovers from your bbq celebrating 144 years of Confederation? Ah, yes. There’s nothing like cold chicken, ribs, potato salad and watermelon washed down by an icy Molson Canadian to help prolong that warm patriotic feeling. In addition … Continue reading

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