We saw Amy last night. I gained new respect for her voice and for the fragility of her supreme talent. We saw behind the scenes in the movie that Amy almost broke down, awestruck by Tony Bennett, when invited to sing with this artist she had idolized from early childhood. What you see in the youtube below is the final take. Perhaps, as you scroll the fences I collected over just a couple of days this week for Theresa's Good Fences meme, some of you may want to listen to Amy and Tony singing "Body and Soul" together. Many thanks, Theresa, for hosting such a fine meme.
This very old fence is in Stanley Park.
West End on Wednesday. They are all interesting to me, but if your time is limited, scroll down to the last four pictures at the end of the post. That old stone fence is definitely a keeper.
This fence, with wire netting added to keep small dogs from squeezing through the railings, surrounds a very..
and then crossed under his body for fast propulsion.
There is a community garden and a children's play area in the park. I love to see active kids, colourful blooms and kid art.
The birdhouses in the tree were delightful as well.
The Lauren is a new all-rental building, a rarity in Vancouver. It is built on..
Triumph of the Technocrat, had dubious artistic relevance to what had been a beautiful church. He moved into the new building because his parents were married in the church. He was also fascinated that the preacher was a firebrand when it came to women's suffrage and temperance. The sculpture combined wood from the original church with a modernistic metal frame. Whether that combination works from an artistic point of view is best left to the viewer. Bill and Mr. MacKay didn't think so.
I thought using some of the original stained glass in this wall was a great feature.
There were also pleasant areas..
Also notable was this adorable doggie in the window.
Near the corner of the park, I heard the tap-tap-tapping of this stone mason. He was delightfully friendly when we approached him.