When industry is “housing development”… …it means that people live in industrial sites. They put up with it because houses will increase in value when the neighbours start building. The bigger the […]
The Earth, as a landscape architect sees it. A landscape architect enjoying the view. What is of no interest. He puts his back to it.
Abstraction can be our enemy. Even concrete is better for the planet… … than this stuff. Nothing Growing in this Abandoned Pile of “Composted” mulch Every dandelion knows that. Conservation of water […]
We all need a place to live. In the world of creativity, there’s a place for everyone. If not, you can make one out of stuff lying around. Bridge and highway material […]
In order to build more houses like this, with lots of rock because Canada likes the very distant Rocky Mountains a lot … … and with a vineyard to draw people in […]
This is what the present looks like. You can see how a 100,000,000 year old seabed, lifted into the sky by a collision with North America and silted up with the drift […]
Thanks for Sundays!
For about 125 years, my valley has been the setting for the creation of a White homeland. It started in a British Empire that was largely Asian, looking for a racial state […]
Some things are sobering. Here’s a cold frame (a glassed-in seedbed, for early growing) from 1978, updated for the new Okanagan in the age of vineyardization. Before 1978, this was an orchard, […]
When salmon come back to the rivers from the sea, they cease to feed, but will snap at beautifully-tied flies out of reflex, and are hooked. Well, ya. Wouldn’t you bite at […]