Looking across Halifax harbour to Georges Island National Historic Site Georges Island was occupied by military forces for 200 years from 1750, acting as a key fortification protecting access to a key British station. Between 1755 and 1763, during the … Continue reading
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There are some beautiful streams and waterfalls flowing into the Bay of Fundy, including Bishops Creek near Morden and French Cross.
The pilot boat Nova Pilot heading out from her berth, while Scotia Pilot stays tied up
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Sandy Cove Beach on a windy day that called to me, and reminded me of the power of nature
Lily Lake – Moshers Corner Lily Lake, also known as Cogmagun Pond is a small lake that is pretty, but home to ticks. I really dislike ticks and was grossed out to find myself covered in them.
An RCAF CH-149 Cormorant hovering over CFB Comox
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There are a good number of active and closed salmonid hatcheries on Vancouver Island. The closed ones are sad, and the one’s that remain may be threatened by budget cutbacks. On this day I stopped at the Big Qualicum Hatchery … Continue reading
Life is like a road trip. If we spend all our time looking behind then we miss where we are. If we spend all of our time looking where we are, we miss making a choice about where we are … Continue reading
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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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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