A funny thing happened to me today while cruising Canuckistan for coffee. I walked into my regular café in these parts and stuck my head into the kitchen to say hi, as is my wont. And I just knew, instinctively, that all was not well… One of the bakers was working as a cook, the… Continue reading In search of a latte, I got dishwashing liquid
I know we’ve still got some way to go until snow and winter but these images have a little story behind them … My friend Tim’s father arrived at the house a few weeks back with a camera SD card in hand. He had found it in the grass at his favourite park, where, he… Continue reading “Cool” found photos
… to what was once full of beauty and grace. One of the things that has always struck me about the Cariboo region of Canuckistan is the number of old, decaying vehicles in people’s back yards. Literally everywhere you go you see vintage classics that people have obviously collected with the intention of fixing up… Continue reading Seeing beyond the decrepitude …
So, as part of my series on interesting characters and stuff they do, today I will be featuring “Bob,” a collector of cabins and other paraphernalia. Bob once worked on the nation’s highways, and at some point started collecting articles he would find at the side of the road. These included wooden cabins, which he would break down,… Continue reading A collector of cabins and other abandoned things
I really enjoy what many people over here do with their trees over Christmas. So creative. So festive. So colourful. This is a house not far from where I live that I snapped one bracing evening while out walking. Some homes have much more elaborate decorations, but I love the simplicity of this one.
Selfie: A photograph that one takes of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website. A ridiculous practice of narcissism.
I live right across the highway from Motherlode Wash and Quick Lube. And I’ve always chuckled at the name firstly, and the fact that it is a “Car and Dog Wash” secondly. How do they wash the dogs, I wonder? Just strap them to the front of a car as it goes through, and let… Continue reading Random: The Motherlode
I’m just moving clouds today, tomorrow I’ll try mountains. Ashleigh Brilliant (All photos shot on the ferry between Horseshoe Bay on the mainland and Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. November 15, 2013)
Appreciate me now and avoid the rush! Ashleigh Brilliant The really great people are the ones who know how to make the little people feel great. Ashleigh Brilliant
I once said cynically of a politician, “He’ll double-cross that bridge when he comes to it.” Oscar Levant You may have noticed that I am starting a new series of random images – with equally-as-random quotes. Why? Because my sense of humour is rather obtuse, because I’m enjoying my photography at the moment, and because… Continue reading Random: Canucki bridge
“If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.” Douglas Adams (Click on image above for bigger, clearer version.)