WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge – On Top

This is a photo challenge, I know, but I have to tell the story of these photos and why they represent ‘On Top’ to me. This week, 12 Sherpas died in an avalanche… Continue reading

First Babies

I got an email at work, “We have babies!!!!” I thought he meant the Canada Geese, but it was the Mallards. Which makes sense, because I’m relatively certain that my first pictures of… Continue reading

WordPress Photo Challenge – Monument

Juno Beach ran between St Aubin-sur-Mer and and Graye-sur-Mer in Normandy. This pillbox at Bernières-sur-Mer is a constant reminder to the residents of the village of their subjugation under the Germans, as well… Continue reading

A Sunday Drive

It was early January and I was still on holiday, so we decided to take a drive just to explore a little. This is a series of road-trip shots. I love the dichotomy… Continue reading

A Day at Juno Beach

It was a horrendous night of weather on the Channel, but in France the Resistance had been bombing and otherwise wreaking havoc, while Canadian Air Force 6 Group bombed the batteries at Merville,… Continue reading

The Family Returns

Those of you who’ve been around my blog long enough will remember the Canada Goose family that I shared last year. Well, they’re back. Five Canada Geese are living here now and I’m… Continue reading

Normandy Crossing

I love being at sea, the vast waters surrounding me. It’s been a while, so when I decided to go over to Normandy it felt amazing. There’s nothing like the quality of light… Continue reading

A Happy Moment

So, I was taking my morning walk today and got a series of photos that I love. I thought I’d share them immediately. There I was listening to the bird song, trying to… Continue reading

Spring is Near

Thus sometimes hath the brightest day a cloud; And after summer evermore succeeds Barren winter, with his wrathful nipping cold: So cares and joys abound, as seasons fleet. – Shakespeare, Henry VI part… Continue reading

Early Morning Drive

Going back to work put a big hole in my creative life. My artistic inspiration is currently centred around where I live. I paint there, make music, write, take my pictures … OK,… Continue reading

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    Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
    - Confucius

    And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
    - Anais Nin

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    A Canucks Eye View

    I'm a Canadian who loves our planet and the people living on it. I also love to travel and take pictures. I'd like to think I've improved a little, but am pretty sure there's room to be better.

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