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The Blue Line

The water level in lake Ontario is down and much lower than normal, so the level in the Bay of Quinte and the Trent upstream to Trent Severn lock 1 (Trenton) are also down. The water is also way down … Continue reading

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Elements of nature

Water, rocks and leaves – pretty much everything can come from these. I love nature… All images © 2012 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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I must be cautious

Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada is closed to navigation for the season, and on this beautiful fall day and I am the only person at Lock 1, Trenton. It’s a perfect day to quietly enjoy the scenery, absorb … Continue reading

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Something fishy on the Trent

For some reason people like to fish from the top of dams, while standing outside the safety rails on dams, and directly downstream of dams. It’s not something I would do as I know how dangerous dams can be, and … Continue reading

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A minute on the Trent

  A bit of video shot while poking about the ruins of the old sawmill on the Trent, downstream of Control Dam 1. While I was able to explore much of this area due to the abnormally low water levels … Continue reading

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The tomato story

There’s nothing unusual about Natalie picking fresh tomatoes – it’s quite normal around here as there are three proper garden areas where we planted a variety of tomatoes, and a few flower beds where we tossed in a few tomato … Continue reading

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40 into 6

That would be a 40 foot high bridge and 6 feet of water – not a great combination at the best of times and even worse when you are not sure lies beneath the water. Behold – the Potential Organ … Continue reading

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Bubbles, where art thou?

Last week a group of divers from the base gave the Trent a bit of a clean by removing a bit of junk that people had callously tossed into the river, including a few shopping carts. Yes – a few … Continue reading

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Sunbathing turtle

I spotted this pretty turtle sunning on a rock at the spillway for the Batawa control dam adjacent to lock 4 of the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada. Life being what it is, I had to take this … Continue reading

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A Quinte West moment

The trail leading past the Quinte West fire training facility and the water plant is one of my favourite places to escape the concrete and pavement that goes hand in hand with urban life. I suppose that’s a bit ironic … Continue reading

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