Friday, February 11, 2011

built environment Nova Scotia

painted cedar shingles a lunenberg bump (the bay window above the front door) multi gables The buildings in Nova Scotia look settled and loved. Older than what I am used to in Northern Ontario. Once home, I went straight into piano teaching and am only now am I able to reflect on my time there and how it has affected me and perhaps my work.

6 comments:

  1. I love seeing old well worn but well maintained buildings. Too often here in the US everything is torn down to make room for the newer/poorly built homes.

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  2. Anonymous7:27 pm

    beautiful.

    Appalachia has a way of adding on. most historical homes have had various additions over the years and tend to sprawl on their acreage or plots.

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  3. I have a thing for the multi-gabled house, beautiful.
    And the red barn, I like red barns.

    Funny, I like red wine, too, and "redwines" is my word verification word.... they are so often usually gobbly gook.

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  4. History filled houses. I often wonder about the lives that have centred around those homes.

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  5. What beautiful architecture...I love them all, but especially the simplicity of the weathered barn.

    Jacky xox

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  6. thanks for the pics of NS houses etc - gave me a twinge of homesickness for the Annapolis Valley - I recognize some of those houses from 30 yrs of living there.

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Thank you for taking the time to connect. Much appreciated.xx