Category Archives: nature

The back road

Sometimes you have to drive down that road. Sometimes you have to stop to enjoy it…

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Ice is nice…

A coating of ice, formed by fog rolling in from the Bay of Fundy

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A bit of winter

If I could paint or sketch I would like to capture the diversity and complexity of nature, especially the things that we overlook or take for granted. Ice, mud, and a bit of grass – there’s a simplicity that belies … Continue reading

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A walk on the beach

One of the life lessons I have learned the hard way is to slow down, and enjoy poking about on a walk on the beach. Maybe it’s more like a lesson relearned as I somewhat doubt that I had any … Continue reading

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Bay of Fundy – Kirk Brook

If you like the ocean and seclusion, the small beach at Kirk Brook is just the ticket. It’s quiet, and there is a whole lot of shoreline to explore at low tide. We took the sort of abandoned section of … Continue reading

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Margarettsville waves

It’s been a wild ride of weather this year – lots of wind, a hurricane, and dramatic overnight fluctuations in temperature. I like storms, so I headed to Margarettsville to see the waves generated by a late fall storm.

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The fall of leaves in the fall…

I love the colours of fall as leaves turn to silver, brown, orange, yellow and red, and then fall to the ground.

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After the storm

The winds and rain from Hurricane Dorian flattened entire fields of corn in the Annapolis Valley, while leaving some areas unaffected. It was quite the storm…

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Thumb Hill Creek

I had been meaning to explore the white cliffs that are just to the north of Highway 101 and St. Croix – I found the time to poke about so I did. At first, I thought this was the St. … Continue reading

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The beauty of ice

At the top of a cliff towering over the shoreline, freezing rain and spray from the Bay of Fundy coated trees and bushes with ice in a multitude of patterns.

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