Rascals, Scamps & No-Goodniks

Banner photo is of the Moss Park Recreation Centre Boys’ Game Room, November 30, 1916. From the City of Toronto Archives. I’ve been thinking about childhood a lot lately (as you can probably tell from my Cool Water and Fair Days posts) and it suddenly hit me that we haven’t come across many kids in these strolls through […]

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I, Coroner

Banner photo is the morgue at Frederick and Esplanade in 1952.  Courtesy of Toronto Public Library. About a month ago, I was taking a rare trip on the subway (I prefer streetcars) during rush hour and was lucky enough to get a seat.   As the car swelled with passengers getting on at St. George, I […]

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