Kelowna….Nature’s Playground

2018 has been a year , till now, of staying at home. A look back to the summer of 2016 through the playing fields of wine country….Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. “What good is the warmth of summer without the cold of winter to give it sweetness* or if winter is there can summer be far…

Lines–Vertical and Criss Cross

Toronto: Steel replaces bamboo as you gaze up at the stylised six-storey ‘forest’ canopy, sun light streaming down through the louvres, highlighting the facades of heritage buildings of Downtown Toronto. Designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, this pedestrian thoroughfare connects the much photographed atrium of Allen Lambert Galleria or the ‘Crystal Cathedral of Commerce’ to Bay…

THE MARITMES…… TRIPPING ALONG THE COAST

HALIFAX   “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman During a recent trip to Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick the calm grandeur of the surroundings transformed my travel into a personal experience full of awe moments. The tiny Maritime Provinces, their size defying their political…

Bay of Fundy…..Magic on the Rocks

  A continuous stare, five minutes, at the snapshot of three main Rock formations, and my initial reaction is one of jaw-dropping incredulity. I swear, no profanities, the ‘nose’ twitched, similar to ‘live’ shot by iPhone 7s. The reaction was in response to Mi’kmaq (First Nation) esoteric explanation of the Hopewell or Flower Pot Rocks. To…