Sunday, 21 April 2013
This time of year it's often hard to believe that winter is coming to an end! A warm sunny day or two, and then the shock of a crisp -5 or so. But the snow run-off is at its peak, flooding Woodbine Creek here just off Collins Bay Road.
Out for a morning with my sons at Kingston Mills. The great vertiginous spaces of the lower locks - a place for two boys to make one parent nervous! In a little while these huge mechanisms will be filled with warm, green water and boats; rows of anglers alongside. It's amazing to remember these were built by hand, and massive as they are, are still operated by hand: