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Monthly Archives: December 2017


Vancouver in Winter

Vancouver in winter … the skies were blue and clear as this day dawned. Here, as afternoon approached its close, the sun cast a gentle sheen over the snowy North Shore mountaintops.

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Forest in the Fog

Anyone who’s been to Vancouver’s Stanley Park, or even heard of it, will know that this spot is renowned for its majestic evergreens. In the fog earlier this month, you’d be hard pressed to recognise the park at all. I…

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On Ice

… ducks on ice, that is. It’s not been cold enough this winter for ponds to freeze over, but these images from Jericho Park last winter always bring a smile to my face. Hopefully they do the same for you…

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Harbour Lights

As Christmas drew close this year, the skies cleared and we enjoyed some sunny, clear days. This led to a minor dusting of snow, and so I made my way up to another mountain to capture views to the west….

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Into the Mists

After capturing a number of photos from above the fog earlier this month, I made my way down to West Vancouver’s Ambleside Beach. There, you have Stanley Park directly across the waters. On this particular morning, much of the forested…

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Above It All

… and here’s a look at downtown Vancouver, and its highrises poking through the fog earlier this month. The early morning skies, touched with a hint of pink, were in stark contrast to the cityscape below. That’s the famed Lions…

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Foggy, Foggy Days

That’s what we had for a few consecutive days here in Vancouver. I was actually glad that the fog carried through to an early December weekend, because it meant that I could make an early Saturday morning drive up to…

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It’s Time to Visit Stock Home

… that would be the Vancouver store known as Stock Home, located at 3060 West Broadway. The store window of this Kitsilano shop, with its ridiculously sweet Bukowski bears from Sweden, drew me in a few weeks ago. Principal Elisa Langenstam carries…

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It’s Pimm’s O’Clock – With Great London Views

I was back in London a few weeks ago, and spent much of my time there exploring the city by foot. It’s not that I had any reservations about taking the Tube; it’s simply that London is a highly walkable…

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