Here’s a glimpse into the nature of ritual, a favourite human way of dressing the naked world in the stuff of the mind. Here’s the world, on Discovery Passage, on the East […]
There are a series of giant stone heads laid along the east coast of Vancouver Island just north of the Salish Sea. As the new year comes in, they are great for […]
For years I have tried to make an image of a kingfisher from the shore willows of lakes in the mountains, only to have them fly away laughing, as they disappeared between […]
Looking east along the 50th Parallel Campbell River, Vancouver Island, 7:15 a.m.
To be Indigenous means you come from the land, and are of the land. This land, for example. This is an outcropping on Turtle Ridge in Vernon. Note the red lichen stains. […]
While making arrangements for my father’s funeral a week ago, I walked down at dawn to the mouth of Simm’s Creek, on Eastern Vancouver Island. No, this is not rain. Four years […]
If your country started out as a chain of volcanoes …. …very exotic volcanoes… … in the tropical Pacific, very different volcanoes …. … in five different island chains over 150 million […]
Cascadia is the place where water, air and land meet …. … in waves …. … and boundaries. The stones here … … are also part of the mixing of water and […]
It’s a spring thing, I think.
Roderick Haig-Brown fished for salmon, but his croquet pitch is now graced with fish as colourful as the hand-tied flies he used as words when he talked with fish and learned to […]