“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau I agree with Thoreau – what we see is all that really matters. About a month ago, I was given the opportunity to photograph the work of an aspiring Vancouver artist. The title of his work was Daily Disasters. TheContinue reading “What do we see?”
Category Archives: Around Vancouver
The Promise of the Impossible!
“Things are only impossible until they’re not.” Jean-Luc Picard, Star Trek: The Next Generation. My grandfather would say, “I was born before the first automobile and I lived to see a man walk on the moon…anything is possible.”
Biking for Survival
“When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.” H.G. Wells I am an avid walker…so I’ve reworked the quote to read: “When I see adults on their feet, I do not despair for the future of our health costs.”
The Waterfall Building
“Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun.” Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect It is known as the Waterfall Building – another architectural landmark designed by our Arthur Erickson. Every time I pass by, I stop for a few moments just to enjoy the sounds of water, before I move on…
An oxymoron is a figure of speech in which contradictory terms appear side by side. I have captured an oxymoron in this photo! I have every confidence that one day I’ll take a photo of a bike, rather than a car, beside this bike rack. I will then have captured a tautology…. Grammar can beContinue reading “Oxymoron”
The Totem Pole
I headed out to Granville Island early this morning to meet a friend for coffee. I chose the pathway that would lead me to the Totem Pole that stands amongst the trees, tall enough to watch over the entire Island. It is a good start to the morning… “If you talk to the animals theyContinue reading “The Totem Pole”
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