The great outdoors

September 28, 2014 - This morning I saw the dawn at Piper’s Lagoon. I did two long exposures and then a fog bank moved in and the colour was...
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You win some, you lose some

September 27, 2014 - This morning I headed for Campbell River, a 90 minute drive north of Nanaimo. It was quite foggy at times on the motorwa...
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Goodbye to Victoria BC

September 27, 2014 - On the 24th I went to a lagoon on the outskirts of Victoria looking for waterfowl. I found swans, geese and seagulls. I...
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Rainy Day

September 23, 2014 - I started my rainy day with a trip to the BC Museum. There was an exhibition of Viking artifacts and history so I spent...
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Up Before Dawn

September 21, 2014 - I didn't write anything yesterday because I had a retail therapy day. I hit the sales and to all my girlfriends: yes I'l...
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Forest and Falls

September 19, 2014 - Today I went back to Englishman River Falls about 45 minutes north of Nanaimo. It was a cloudy day so I thought it was a...
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Wildlife Abounds

September 17, 2014 - Yesterday I did the whale watching tour. We went up into Herbert Inlet to find them. Here you see a mother and baby and...
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The Wild West Coast

September 16, 2014 - I'm spending three days at Tofino on Vancouver Island's rugged west coast with two friends: Joy and Lynn. On arrival, we...
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Birds of Prey

September 16, 2014 - I spent a week in Victoria, where I was born and raised. I looked at my old neighbourhood and school and I visited frien...
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Whale Watching

September 11, 2014 - Today I went whale watching, although we didn't see any whales. We did see Orca, dolphins and seals as well as birds. It...
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City wildlife

September 10, 2014 - This morning I looked out of my hostess' dining room window and gazed across the little bay in the early morning light....
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Nanaimo to Victoria

September 10, 2014 - This morning I left Nanaimo for a few days in Victoria. My first stop was Chemainus, a town of murals which tells the pi...
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Herons and herons and herons

September 08, 2014 - It seems that there are a lot of herons around but not many other birds. I went back to Piper's Lagoon just after dawn a...
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Today was a family day

September 07, 2014 - This morning I drove north from Nanaimo to Nanoose Bay where the birdwatchers go. I found two herons. I spent some time...
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Super, Natural British Columbia

September 06, 2014 - This morning I went to Piper's Lagoon to see if there were any waterfowl. The only birds around were this heron and thre...
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Wildlife but not out in the wild

September 06, 2014 - Today I went to a Butterfly Farm. It was much like the one in Coffs Harbour. There was lots of tropical greenery. There...
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Arrived in Canada

September 03, 2014 - Back in Canada after 8 years. Most things look the same. It was drizzling when I arrived in Vancouver. I took a bus to t...
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