Memory’s Reward

It’s been over three years now since I crossed the pond. So much has changed; so many wonderful experiences. Some of my favourites are when my family come to visit. We always go… Continue reading

Third Eye View

I’d never really thought about the rule of thirds before – it’s a composition tool; breaking your picture into thirds and having the focus of your photograph framed in one of the outer… Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day

To the people I love I say Happy Valentine’s Day. We are far apart, but as one of you wisely reminded me one day when I was missing everyone, love joins us. To… Continue reading

Symmetry, Symmetry … Symmetry All Around

Symmetry … it’s in the eye of the beholder. It means balance, harmony, neatness. I rarely take photos with an eye to symmetry, as I find the asymmetrical touches me more; however, there… Continue reading

Early Spring Celebration

Two things have occurred over the past 48 hours that tell me more than anything else that Spring is well and truly on its way. On Friday, as I drove home from the… Continue reading

Scaled Down?

I decided to scale things down a little this week. It’s been known to happen now and then. This week’s challenge is ‘Scale’ so I’m going with it. This ginormous Muskoka chair sits… Continue reading

Depth of Field(s)

Bradgate Park, located about a fifteen minute drive from downtown Leicester and inhabited since at least the Bronze Age, was the home of the Grey family. It comprises an 800 acre deer park,… Continue reading

Snowdrop Miracles

A walk in the National Forest last weekend, on a slightly warmer day, brought me this gift. I loved seeing their cheerful bobbing heads as we wandered. In a few weeks there will… Continue reading

Expressing History

Since at least 1448, from the Midlands to Wales, up to the Borders, down to the Channel, the Morris Dancers have danced the summer in on May Day and throughout the year.  Boxing… Continue reading

Blanket of Serenity

For me, the world becomes a haven of peace after a heavy snow.  There is nothing quite so serene; its hush warms you as your cheeks tingle. If you listen carefully, you can… 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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