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April 27, 2016

Beachcombing is difficult when there is no beach.

However, without the erosion of the Island, this project wouldn't exist...

 

April 29, 2016

 

Today was a sad day as I said goodbye to Gibraltar Point Beach.

 

This is the section that is to the south of Artscape Gibraltar P...

April 26, 2016

One day at Artscape Gibraltar Point, Alastair Dickson told me about Michael Davies, an Islander and beachcombing artist who did interesting land art. A short while later I was chatting with some of the Fake Art School artists and they also mentioned Michael Davies, jus...

April 25, 2016

It was a cold and windy day today; the lake was violent and viciously attacking the shoreline.

 

In other words, it was excavation weather.

 

When the lake calms, the beachcombing will likely be good, with a lot of fresh bits unearthed and tossed up onto the beach....

March 13, 2016


After a year of beachcombing on Toronto Island and finding fragments from the same china pattern, I finally identified one of the patterns I'd been finding thanks to some google image searching: Royal Doulton "Elaine" from 1887. 

 

A plate, a pitcher...while it is obvio...

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