Walking down to a beach

East Sooke Park

June, 2015 “I believe the world is incomprehensibly beautiful — an endless prospect of magic and wonder.” — Ansel Adams On Sunday we set off to explore East Sooke Park … Continue Reading →


Lauren could be Elizabeth Bennet off to meet Mr. Darcy...

Walking with Jane Austen

May, 2015 Chemainus River, British Coumbia … Elizabeth continued her walk alone, crossing field after field at a quick pace, jumping over stiles and springing over puddles with impatient activity, … Continue Reading →


Sunlight through an Aspen forest..."shivelight and shadowtackle"

Let Them Be Left

May, 2015 Neck Point Park, Nanaimo, BC, Canada “What would the world be, once bereft Of wet and of wildness? Let them be left, O let them be left, wildness … Continue Reading →


Without Ed as a guide I can only guess at what may be happening in each pothole aquarium I come across. The flat rock on the coastline is made of soft sandstone where ‘bowls’ have formed, each protecting its own ecosystem of inner tidal life.

The Outer Shores

  April, 2015 Botanical Beach, B.C. Canada “It is advisable to look from the tide pool to the stars and then back to the tide pool again.” John Steinbeck from … Continue Reading →