Austere Winter Lake

image of frozen lake shore in whiteout snowWe are deep into the coldest part of winter now. Continue reading

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Forsythia and the Cat

image of a studio photograph of a forsythiaIt’s been a more gentle winter than last year. But it’s been cold. Very cold.

In spite of the sun, there have been plenty of dark days.

On January 1st I trimmed some branches from my forsythia and forced them indoors. Continue reading

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Northern Green in Winter

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I was up north Maynooth way last weekend for a lovely visit with friends one of whom is Rocky Green who’s having a show at Gallery in the Attic in May.

I spent two relaxing days helping to sort wood, stoke fires and make dinner.

It was beautiful.

As you can see, they have a skidder. Continue reading

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The Lonely Parade

image of charlotte from the lonely parade at the garnet, peterboroughSo there’s this new phenomenon in Peterborough. Continue reading

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Ice Storm by the River (test post apologies)

image of the london street dam in peterborough after an ice stormThere was an ice storm earlier in the week.

Well, not exactly an ice storm. It was cold. It snowed. Then it started to rain. It was warming up slowly, but the rain still froze on each surface it touched. Continue reading

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New Year Road

image of field with light dusting of new snowIt’s a new year.

We’ve had light, dry flurries for the last two days.

image of wet slick road through light snow covered field next to stand of birchesThe dusting of white is lending some brightness to the winter sleeping landscape.

Here’s to your roads being bright all year.

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Fog

image of fog over pond, london, ontarioOn Christmas Eve we had fog. I drove through it the night before to visit mom in London and it stayed through the next day. Continue reading

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The Darkest Days (Tonic Show Reminder)

winterdock_14Even in the middle of the day it seems dark.

Everything is grey and cold and a little bit tired looking. But there’s a hint of sparkle. Continue reading

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Sandwich Thieves


IMG_20141205_102840Don’t turn your back. Continue reading

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Changing Weather, Changing Skies

changing01These photographs were all taken from the same vantage point within the same half hour as the clouds moved and the light faded. Continue reading

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