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.

Writing Haikus

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Writing is a gift Your words convey true feelings Inspire everyone ? Your stories bring hope Share them with everyone now Invigorate dreams ? Writing’s a journey Embrace the path everyday Always love…

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Cultivating the Opposite

The dream of living by the sea near a wild forest and ancient mountain range, rose unbidden, colouring the day to day of my long ago high school world. Time has passed unbound, leaving its inevitable brushstrokes and bruised shadows behind, … Continue reading

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Singular Joys

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“ The lights became stars, which became streaks in the grayspace and then networks of fading shimmers.” – Ashim Shanker Recently this week, after another spring day turned into summer, with the windows left open long after…

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Sea Change

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“ If I can’t dance to it, it’s not my revolution.” – Emma Goldman Drawn to a bench with a delicious honey ginger green tea overlooking the seawall and the postcard beauty of English Bay, I…

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Centuries of the same tired words reverberate through time, never fraying the seasons and hours of the day parsed out by man nature’s eternal rhythms ignored or manipulated creating monsters in their place, leaving us to cry out, with hearts as … Continue reading

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Time and Place

“ Maybe you had to leave in order to miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” – Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care The white gold glow of the setting sun is … Continue reading

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Twilight Revels

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“ The Realm of Fairy is a strange shadowland lying just beyond the fields we know.” – Author Unknown The wind is whistling and howling up against the glass of the balcony windows, a reminder from Winter,…

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