The Walking Woman always has beautiful photos from her travels – but these statues are so amazing, I had to share!


15 December 2015 – A play on Sholokhov’s epic novel, Quiet Flows the Don, but can you blame me? When I have Toronto’s Don River on one side, and this duo on the other?

Bridgepoint Hospital sculpture

I have no expectation of any of this. I am minding my own business, following a shortcut through Bridgepoint Hospital grounds to Riverdale Park East, where I’ll take the pedestrian bridge over the Don that also allows me to drop down to the Lower Don Trail at river’s edge.

I knew that Bridgepoint had commissioned a lot of public art, but I did not know about all these leaping sculptures, flying down the stepped walkway between the hospital and the river’s east bank that leads to the park. (I’m headed for that first, low green bridge.)

view northward, Bridgepoint sculptures

Wowzers, I think, and do a bit of leaping myself, to catch more images.

Like this trio, silhouetted against the city skyline…

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