Picture Postcards: Winter Days

I live in a little community that is literally tucked away on the end of a county line and to me, it is absolute paradise. While it may not be everyone’s cup of tea, I actually prefer the sense of isolation. Neighbours have often commented that we are “isolated in our little bubble” long before…

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Word of the year…

Last year I choose the word “Intention” as my personal word for the year. That was before the world went sideways with the pandemic. Yet even with the ups and downs of the past year I was still able to apply my ‘word’. If anything it was an apt choice because I had lots and…

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Is Photography dead?

Once upon time there was a magic box that projected live images onto a flat surface and people were mesmerized. Live action “photography” was all the rage and it evolved. It had the power to change our lives. It told us wonderful stories. It became a massive boon to the entertainment industry and still has…

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The antagonist, the bear poker, the trouble maker…the advocate?

Do these words all the mean the same thing to you? Can someone be an advocate and an antagonist at the same time? I find myself asking these questions as of late. You see, I am someone who cannot sit aside when something happens that goes against my core values and principles. Ironic for someone…

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A story of inspiration and courage

If you or a family member were to receive a diagnosis of a disease that would completely change your lives and make everyday life a challenge from here on out, how would you react? Denial. Anger. Self-pity. Regret. Shock. Sadness. Acceptance. Would you hide it, bury it deep down and pretend it didn’t even exist?…

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Autumn Vibes

Morning mist over the forest. There is something in the air these days (and no I’m not referring to Covid-19). The air is fresh. The sun is lower. The temperatures are dropping. The days are shorter. All signs that point to my favourite of all seasons….Autumn. The transition between the stifling heat of summer and…

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