When I originally ventured into the St Kilda branch of the National Gallery of Victoria, the Federation Square Complex was decades away from being built. The gallery housed all that Melbourne had to offer in the art world at that time. Continue reading A peek into Japanese art
This strip of land in Comox was named after the migratory brant geese that fly from Baja California, Mexico in the spring to feed off offerings in the eelgrass beds. Once they fatten up, they fly another 2 400 kilometres to Alaska to breed. Continue reading From Mexico to Goose Spit Park
No matter how many layers of clothes I wear, stepping outside when it’s -20 or lower, doesn’t cut it for me; and I’m sure I’m not the only one to feel this way. Continue reading What do you do when it’s -30?
While I wandered through Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve on the north side of Singapore Island, I kept seeing highrise buildings and hearing droning traffic in the distance. Continue reading Drifting across the straight
In the Sculpture Garden of Melbourne’s original National Gallery on the southern side of the Yarra were unique art works scattered among the trees and lush grass. Continue reading Outdoor sculpture
For the past month, Christmas lights have reflected off Lake Lagarge. Last year along the lights trail, it was slippery from ice after an overdose of snow. Continue reading Christmas lights around the lake
Vancouver Island’s Deep Bay was a quiet nook with a pebbly beach and a view of the tail end of Denman Island in the distance. Off from Denman Island was Chrome Island marking the entrance to Baynes Sound. Perched on this tiny sandstone island, were a few buildings, including a lighthouse. Continue reading Isolated Deep Bay