Author Archives: anotetohuguette

About anotetohuguette

I'm currently blogging from the beautiful West Coast city of Vancouver, British Columbia - a vibrant city by the sea, surrounded by mountains and a very unique urban forest.

Time Travel

“Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased.” – John Steinbeck After reading a fellow blogger’s wonderful post (a bunch of old bus tickets) about saving her bus tickets meant for recycling in order to … Continue reading

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Through The Looking Glass

“in the gardens of memory, in the palace of dreams, that is where you and I shall meet” – The Mad Hatter Smoke from the fires raging in California (USA) arrived yesterday, smothering the late August light and colouring the … Continue reading

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Outside We Live

“What humanity needs, nature answers in whispers.” – Numi Tea CITY There’s a Summer Art Program being presented downtown twice a week – two beautiful parklets are now home to artists and students displaying works in progress to potential customers … Continue reading

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Collateral Beauty

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colour to my sunset sky.” – Rabindranath Tagore Solo walks this mid-summer have taken on a different hue – our provincial government recently … Continue reading

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Every Little Thing Is Everything

“Tea is drunk to forget the din of the world.” – T’ien Yi Leng I woke up this morning with new energy and resolve – hoping to shake up the routines I’ve clung to these past few months and invite some … Continue reading

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Fewer Faces and Bigger Spaces

“Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.” – Rumi Most of my solo walks are heavenly – there are often small paths and walkways leading to lush gardens and on todays’ … Continue reading

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Portal

“If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.” – William Blake A good friend and I often email each other but make a habit to call periodically to hear a different voice … Continue reading

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Pause

“So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.” – T.S. Eliot On a night of rain and whiskey, the raindrops and burn keep worry away during watershed days after the pandemic announcement that has stilled the world. … Continue reading

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Broken Clouds

“Not All Storms Come To Disrupt Your Life…Some Come To Clear Your Path – Goalcast New windows have been installed in our apartment rental and on rainy evenings I’ve noticed a different rhythm, a staccato beat as the drops strike … Continue reading

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Deep Time

“ Thou art the journey and the journey’s end.” – Michael Mayne Dean 1986-96, noted in Westminster Abbey, London, England. Our time in London was spent in a beautiful family-owned modern flat in the Docklands area near North Greenwich – … Continue reading

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