Woke up early one morning, and walked through the wet fields beside Sunny Acres Road to the bay behind the Invista plant. The bay gets a bit stagnant at the height of summer, but it's a nice area none-the-less. There are some huge Willow trees at the waters edge:
From the fields there's an interesting view of the water purification plant. It's a very bunker-like building that doesn't yield any clue about its function. It performs an extremely vital task with little margin for error very quietly and uneventfully:
In that area Patterson Park is a lesser known jewel in Kingston's collections of parks. It has a beautiful copse, with one of my favourite benches.
Here's what it looks out onto, Lake Ontario, from a slight elevation that makes the distant horizon seem even wider: