What She Was Seeing

Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, The Secret Garden … so many of us grew up reading about the Moors of Yorkshire. So, when we had the opportunity to visit, even for only an afternoon… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Humanity

Humanity. Humanity. We are an interwoven mish-mash today. No longer isolated from one another, we have travelled, attacked and lived with one another more closely than ever before. Today, there are very few… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Adventure

My photos this week join two of my favourite subjects in the middle of an adventure. Both exactly where she has wanted to be. Both seeking the next thing on the horizon or… Continue reading

DP Wordpres Photo Challenge – Silhouette

I was sitting at the airport recently, awaiting a flight, looking out a window at all the planes, watching travellers rush by, when this challenge came to mind. It was similar to watching… Continue reading

Butterflies Are Free

As the morning sun began to warm the garden, scenting the air, they began to appear. *** Ballet in the air… Twin butterflies until, twice white They Meet, they mate ~ Matsuo Bashō,… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Zigzag

The challenge this week is the zigzag, a switchback in the mountains perhaps, or a pattern. I immediately thought of a slate wall I saw in Tintagel on the North Cornwall Coast, which… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Summer Lovin’

“Summer Lovin’” – first thing that came to mind was Grease, John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John singing about a summer fling. “Tell me more, tell me more ….” If I were younger and… Continue reading

Those Amazing Flying Machines

My love affair with the Spitfire continues. This year was the 70th Anniversary of D-Day and the Flying Legends Airshow in Duxford had a great collection of them in honour. There were 10… Continue reading

DP WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge – Containers

This week’s challenge is to celebrate the containers in which the things are contained that we like to see. But it really depends on your perspective whether or not something is a container,… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Relics

Relics – left overs, bits of items of historical importance, ruins of buildings and humanity, souvenirs of saints, what’s left of traditions. A history full of relics: Nature provides relics all the time,… Continue reading

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  • Words I Like to Remember

    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

  • A Canucks Eye View

    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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