We Remember: The 11th Hour on the 11th Day of the 11th Month

Canadians of all ages gathered at Vancouver’s Victory Square once again yesterday, just across the street from the Dominion Trust Building, below. There wasn’t  merely diversity of ages. In addition to the usual cast of politicians, there were people of all stripes at hand to show their respect. Victory Square is an iconic spot in Vancouver, but … More We Remember: The 11th Hour on the 11th Day of the 11th Month

Love in the Rain

We’ve had a gorgeous autumn here on the west coast, and I caught leafy images such as this just a couple of weeks ago in Vancouver’s West End. …  but, just like that, we’ve shifted gears and leaves have been flitting down from trees in ever increasing numbers. The rains have begun in Vancouver, but … More Love in the Rain

Fireweed – Along the roadsides of Newfoundland

It seems my recent visit to St. John’s, Newfoundland was well timed. In addition to seeing magnificent landscapes, whales and Common Murres on an outing with O’Brien’s tours, I saw puffins and even participated in a “puffin patrol” one evening – and the subsequent release of young puffins out on the waters the next day. … More Fireweed – Along the roadsides of Newfoundland

I’m Leaving this Place for Newfoundland

… but I’m not saying goodbye to Vancouver and these views for long. While the west coast and our summer sunsets are beautiful, I understand that Newfoundland is equally gorgeous. While It’s also more than 7,000 kilometers/4,380 miles away. In fact, my readers in England are much closer to Newfoundland than I am; you’re only (with only being … More I’m Leaving this Place for Newfoundland