Author Archive: Annie Thornton

From Halfpipe to Household (11 photos)

Skateboarding has come a long way since the middle of the last century, when California surfers would “sidewalk surf” on planks of wood attached to roller-skate wheels when the waves were bad. Skateboarding will make its debut in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, and improvements in board construction…

100 Postcards From Beautiful Canada (100 photos)

In honor of Canada Day on July 1, which this year commemorates the 150th anniversary of the country’s confederation, we invite you to enjoy some of our favorite homes and gardens. From seaside cottages in British Columbia to urban townhouses in Toronto, these homes celebrate beautiful design and the…