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

Soothing the Soul

My soul has been restless of late. Solar flares, cosmic forces, world-weariness … all conspire to create a haze on the brain. As I was looking for my contribution to this week’s photo… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Contrast

This is one of the first photos I took with my Fuji. It is a study in contrasts, from the water holding the last light of day, to the trees that have already… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Extra, Extra

“This week, share a photo that has a little something¬†extra: ….” To see more takes on that little bit ‘extra’, check these out: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/extra-extra/

DP Wordpess Photo Challenge – Room

First, I wanted lots of room and this photo came to mind. Which led me to: Which made me remember what happens when you suddenly run out of room. Which made me yearn… Continue reading

Arromanche

For 70 years they have rested there, the pieces of the Mulberry Harbour at Arromanche. Now, just a part of the beachscape; on June 6, 1944, still component parts and floating in the… Continue reading

DP WordPress Photo Challenge – Split Second Story

Tell a story in a single moment of time. I give you a tale as old as time.  

On To Omaha

Our trip to Normandy was only a couple of days, so we only visited three of the Beaches. Juno had been incredibly moving for us, personally and as Canadians. Next we decided to… 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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