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Wet Day

No particular reason to share this photograph other than that I like it.  This was some 30+ years ago in the middle of Bordeaux ... it was a truly wet day to go sightseeing.

2020-09-18T13:42:30-04:00Sunday, September 20, 2020|

The Difference a Day Makes

Playing with Light I was driving along the lakeshore in town (the lake being a widening of the St-Lawrence River) a couple of days ago about 7:30 in the morning when I was struck by the light on the water. Normally I would have had a camera with me but I was [...]

2020-08-29T17:35:08-04:00Sunday, August 30, 2020|

Sunny Day with Birds and Deer (*Video)

Not that we have any urge to escape from the garden - this lockdown business is not causing any mental disturbance at all - but occasionally we like to check up on what the wild world is up to and so we take ourselves five minutes down the road to walk the trails [...]

2020-07-07T14:48:06-04:00Sunday, July 12, 2020|

Mid-Summer Sunset

Golden Light Three years ago a group of Arboretum volunteers created the "Canada 150 Trail" to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the creation of Canada.Quite by chance it was found this year that the Birch Alley that forms part of the trail is directly oriented towards the setting sun for the few [...]

2020-06-20T16:01:10-04:00Sunday, June 21, 2020|

Easter Monday on the St-Lawrence

Text here St-Lawrence River at Pointe-Claire Easter Sunday and the river was very high after the recent rains and the melting snow. Beautiful light looking across to the opposite shore.

2019-04-21T16:31:57-04:00Sunday, April 28, 2019|

This Week’s Photograph (10 March 2019)

I feel you are all tired of pictures of snow, however beautiful, at this end of the winter so this week I am again sharing a photograph from my personal archives. One that I like a lot but which I know some struggle with. This photograph was taken about five years ago as the [...]

2019-03-07T15:44:55-05:00Sunday, March 10, 2019|

Riverside Mist

A bit of a thaw As the record cold and snow of the last week started to thaw slightly and as the freezing rain turned to plain nasty rain a mist rose all over the west island. This was the St-Lawrence river as seen from Bertold Park EXIF data [...]

2018-11-26T13:55:51-05:00Sunday, November 25, 2018|

A wall against the mist

Early morning at Kenauk A picture from the archives ... Several years ago while staying in the cabin at Kenauk I took my camera and a mug of coffee for a short walk. To the left of the trees is a large lake that was dense with early mist while to the right is [...]

2018-08-28T14:57:41-04:00Tuesday, August 28, 2018|

Misty Morning at Kenauk

Entrance to Lac Hidden Every now and again I am going to post a photograph "from the archives". This was taken in 2011 from the dock of a cabin we rented every September at Kenauk for a few days fishing, birding, botanising, lazing. We haven't been for two or three years after an unbroken [...]

2018-06-06T13:59:48-04:00Wednesday, June 6, 2018|

An English Field

When we were in England a few weeks ago we chanced upon this quintessentially English field ... on a hot and sunny spring day. The field had cows, it had Crows and Magpies and swathes of assorted small, yellow spring flowers (not all of which were dandelions). For the most part the hedgerows had [...]

2018-05-29T13:54:17-04:00Tuesday, May 29, 2018|
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