Category Archives: summer

Georgina Point light

Georgina Point Light, Mayne Island, Gulf Islands National Park Related Posts:Mayne Island – Georgina PointMayne Island – Georgina Point life boatGeorgina Point lighthouseMayne Island – a smoke filled day

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Plants – a close up view

Sometimes the best way to enjoy plants is from a distance, where you have a sea of colour moving in the wind. Sometimes you need to get a bit closer so you can appreciate the amazing intricacy of simple things … Continue reading

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Plants – the mysterious purple?

The mysterious purple plant in my garden I decided to do a bit of research on this as I don’t have a clue what it is… Related Posts:Plants – yellow and purplePurpleChivesPurple

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Plants – yellow and purple

Yellow and purple flowers in my garden Related Posts:Flowers – purple, yellow, white, and orangePlants – the mysterious purple?PurpleYellow

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The road less travelled – Jim Mitchell Lake

The road to Jim Mitchell Lake Bedwell Lake in Strathcona Provincial Park is a very popular 12 km day hike – it was so popular during the last week of August that we decided to venture past the Bedwell trailhead … Continue reading

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Nystar Mine – core samples

You may have noticed the rows of sheds if you’ve driven  through Stratchona Provincial Park on your way to the Myra Falls trailhead. They contain carefully labeled boxes full of rock core samples from with the mines in the Nystar … Continue reading

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Strathcona – Nystar Mine

The Nystar Mine in Strathcona Provincial Park I’m not against mining as long as it is conducted in a responsible manner that protects nature – sadly the track record within British Columbia is dismal and there have been some notable … Continue reading

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Nystar mine – a nice truck

A nice Mac Truck at the Nystar Mine – Strathcona Provincial Park Related Posts:Strathcona – Nystar MineHW Mine water recovery pondLogging truckStrathcona – Boliden Westmin Mine

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Buttle Lake time lapse videos

A nice clear day at Buttle Lake in Strathcona Provincial Park – pretty, but totally frustrating as I wanted to shoot time lapse videos of clouds over the lake and there were no clouds for three days of camping. While … Continue reading

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Sunflowers

Sunflowers in the summer sun Related Posts:September at SieffertsTaplow and Summer HawkOyster BoatsOh Canada – maple leaf

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