Look how simple these high European landscapes are, how swept by the sea, how chewed by cows, how much the earth has been given over to the sky. Now, compare with the […]
Humans Greeting Tree
It’s all in the hand-eye coordination.
Upside Down Ant Hill
Usually the mound is above the nest. Not a requirement, though!
Life in a World of Giants
It might be best to learn their stories. Getting to know the neighbours and all that.
Fibre Optic Cables Can’t Do This
Yes, they can deliver light, as these grasses do… … but they can’t translate it into photons, which can be stripped away to move the light across time, using the medium of […]
If This is Not Autumn What Is It?
Spring. Autumn isn’t a season. It’s a mood within a cultural tradition, that views life as a flow out of the earth during certain degrees of tilt of its northern shoulder towards […]
2 Questions About Aging in Canada
Canada is a country in which mountains are crushed to dust then rebuilt with hollow chambers, in which to shelter elders for profit. This is Canadian landscaping. Shelter from what? From this?
The Spirit of the Saskatoon
The bud closes over next springs flowers and leaves, and holds them through the cold. The saskatoon bush is their opening. It is all flower. So are we.
The (Post) Colonial Landscape
These plants have gone wild from a garden above them. Not one is native here. They are native to Eastern North America. To survive in its illusion of seasons, White culture requires […]
The Moths of Autumn
They go through the world as seeds. But that’s OK. Oats go through the world as moths.