Monthly Archives: October 2020

Stuart Fowkes

Mr. Fowkes has been building a soundscape of the globe since 2014. This article is about what he has noticed in urban soundscapes since the corona virus hit. As you might guess, the urban soundscapes have changed a lot. People … Continue reading

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Forest Sounds

Many people travel in order to experience different sounds in different places. But few of us get to travel abroad these days. In fact I don’t know anyone who has left the country. Now there is a site that lets … Continue reading

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My Annual Moan

(They look like they are members of a local militia, but armed with leaf blowers, not automatic weapons! That, at least, is a good thing.) Yes, every year (or maybe twice a year?) I write about the noise of lawnmowers … Continue reading

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Two-strokes in Toronto

What the ???? Toronto’s city council has voted to ask staff and Toronto Public Health to explore lawn equipment that uses two stroke gasoline engines. Don’t get too excited yet – it is a request for a study and a … Continue reading

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