Some days I drive up to Jordan River, just because I can. Today was one of those days. It's not even a town anymore. It's skeletons of houses, signs that say tell people to stay out, and one determined cafe - "The Cold shoulder Cafe". The ocean is beautiful there.
Summer is disappearing quickly here in Nanaimo. The evenings are cooler, the sun sets earlier and there are leaves falling all around. I'm not ready to put the kayak away for another season. It can't be time.
Chinese Cemetery In The Fog || Nanaimo.
If you take a look around any urban environment these things are always lurking. Sometimes, I feel compelled to capture them where they've been left.
A few years back I was hired to do some images for a Literacy group. They wanted images of people that might seem out of the ordinary. I went right to the extreme edge. I called up my friend Bonnie and asked if she would be willing to model with a bible. Might as well… Continue reading PHOTO: Making People Think
In 2005 my husband, Joel, and I traveled to Cambodia. Joel was a seasoned traveler. I had been to a few countries in Europe and on a lot of camping trips in Canada but that was the extent of my experience. I was willing and excited! During our stay in Siem Reap – where the… Continue reading Cambodia: Stay Off the Tourist Path
If you speak to anyone who has lived in Kamloops for a while they can direct you toward “Tranquille farms”. If you ask locals what kind of place “Tranquille” is you will get a variety of answers. Built in the early 1900s, “Tranquille” has had a few incarnations over the years. It was originally called… Continue reading Tranquille Isn’t What It Used To Be