Oceans, straits, rivers, lakes – water is very important to my soul. I am not completely sure why, though growing up on an island probably had lots to do with it, eh? After completing ‘C’est Le Voyage’ something just seemed to be missing, like the ship (work in progress for […]
Mais oui – c’est vrai!
I tend to watch a lot of late night TV – often Brit mysteries because of the ‘bland’ nature of Canadian / American series these days (cue indignation from all the [insert name of fave series here] fans). Right now I have just finished watching ‘Unforgotten’ – love, love, love […]
Wow, time flies… Ottawa is on about day 50 of a ‘heatwave’ (daytime high above 23C.). It is kinda nice having all this sunshine but a bit of a pain getting a decent night’s sleep. 😛 The retro poster concepts keep on flowing so I have created a new category […]
I have a friend going sight-seeing tomorrow in the mountains of BC – could be a bouncy ride… 😉 Anyway more on the retro poster theme. I am still trying to figure the nuances of clouds, much harder to do in simple shapes than with my usual transparencies and photoshop […]
One of the groups I work with is the South Bruce Tourism Committee, an ad hoc community group of volunteers (sponsored by / part of South Bruce Municipal Council), who work darned hard to promote local events and groups, new businesses, whatever it takes to get the word out. So […]
As you round Maquinna Point inbound from Tahsis to Gold River with the sun dipping over the horizon you realize that this is the last sunset Canada will see for another day. Powerful vision for sure…
Back in the weather service days every new weather observer in BC were stationed for two years in Dease Lake if married, or six months on Cape St. James if single. The Cape, as it was colloquially known, was a lighthouse and weather station perched on a rock at the […]
Another scorcher here in Ottawa on Tundra, looking for 36° with a humidex of 46° Wheeee…
An ode to my ‘hometown’, well more like ‘homehamlet’, a few houses tucked in amongst the towering cedars and Douglas firs on the east coast of Vancouver Island. The sunrises are spectacular though, you really need to experience them (a good cup of coffee in hand of course!).