A September Walk

September is my favourite month.  There is energy, freshness in the breeze as I walk on Vancouver’s famous Seawall.  On a clear September morning, I can see the water touch the mountains. “Men go back to the mountains, as they go back to sailing ships at sea, because in the mountains and on the sea…

What do we see?

“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. The…

Renewed Strength

I thrive in a demanding and ever-changing world, but it is in the restful silence of nature that I find renewed strength. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not,…

A Different Drummer

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.  Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.”  Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)