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.

Traveller with Limited Vision

She makes her way, unafraid a square white sign taped to her metal walker, trusting that those who head in her direction will honour safe passage. Amid the roar of the rough ocean a flock of geese fly overhead as she … Continue reading

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Signposts

There are paper lanterns strung across the front of an old brick building, their delicate watercolour painted facades hiding moonstruck light, if I hadn’t looked up, I would have missed the mystery floating there. It’s easy to see the variegated … Continue reading

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Unsettled Landscapes

“ We live in a world that is beyond our control, and life is in a constant flux of change. So we have a decision to make: keep trying to control a storm that is not going to go away … Continue reading

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Waves

Forgiveness, it ebbs and flows over still beating hearts –  lapping eternally against grainy edges, to soften any roughness held there leaving rare sea glass in its wake. In time, we might stumble upon this unexpected treasure, lying innocently upon the … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Dark

“ So the darkness shall be the light and the stillness the dancing.” – T. S. Eliot Summer has returned for a few days, giving us a chance to go on one more picnic in the park, drink another iced chocolate and feel … Continue reading

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Fall Away

“ Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.” – William Allingham As my feet moved through the detritus left from recently fallen acorns lying on the unwashed sidewalk, a … Continue reading

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Foraging

We keep telling ourselves it isn’t going to happen, that our world will not be destroyed by a madman or two hurling threats and insults before picking up their toys. The image of what might be cuts too deep, leaving … Continue reading

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