DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Cover Art

The events in my beloved Canada this past week have bewildered me, cut me to the core, as they have so many other Canadians. Yet, this Canuck has also been made so very… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Refraction

I love this challenge. I love light: the effect of light at various times of the day, at different points of the year. It changes here incredibly, on this island that sits north… Continue reading

Autumn Treasures

Autumn has a completely different flavour here, but the familiar colours of Canada can be found in different places, if you know where to look. I’ve come to look forward to watching for… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Dreamy

Dreams: sometimes hazy, ghostlike; sometimes stark and too real. Water symbolizes emotions, our emotions – is it calm and clear, or choppy? The white ship is how we move through our emotions and… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Signs

The signs of the passage of time are all around us, all year long. To choose only a few, when I see them everywhere, was difficult. These four typify it for me, however.… Continue reading

A Garden’s Heart Calls

Kenilworth Castle calls us back and we heed the call when a dear friend visits for a long weekend. Kenilworth is more than a castle, it is a labour of love. Dudley designed… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Nighttime

I love taking pictures at night. More often than not, they are quick photos taken on my Lumix with no tripod, sometimes from a moving vehicle. The following photos were taken over the… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Endurance

My first thought upon seeing the theme for this week’s challenge was the many historic sites I’ve visited over the years. As I looked through photos, thinking to choose a cross section, I… Continue reading

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

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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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