Tag Archives: Autumn

Bench Series (1)

“Benches and books have things in common beyond the fact that they’re generally to do with sitting. Both are forms of public privacy, intimate spaces widely shared.” – Mal Peet During the last two years, my partner and I have … Continue reading

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Wandering

“Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves, we have had our summer evenings, now for October eves.” – Humbert Wolfe It’s the first day of autumn and after an early morning rain and atmospheric mist, … Continue reading

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Crows & Leaves

“On a bare branch a crow is perched – autumn evening.” – Basho It’s the first day that feels like fall – we woke to a tropical-like rainfall that fell in cool, misty sheets rendering the dark green forest in … Continue reading

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Longing

“ Every leaf speaks bliss to me. Fluttering from the autumn tree.” – Emily Bronte, “Fall , Leaves, Fall” During the last days of summer, I decided a wander through the tiny garden patchwork of our neighbourhood and the still … Continue reading

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Dive Deep

“ The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart.” – George Sand On a rare downtown visit as the summer season waned, I found myself sitting on the Vancouver Art Gallery Cafe’s terrace after a tasty lunch … Continue reading

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Awaken

“ There is a time in the last few days of summer when the ripeness of autumn fills the air.” – Rudolfo Anaya The marine air that we were promised has come to blow the coastal smoke away, although there … Continue reading

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Winter’s Light

“ The world is full of poetry. The air is living with its spirit; and the waves dance to the music of its melodies, and sparkle in its brightness.” – James Gates Percival Fortified with a late cup of fragrant … Continue reading

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Storm Season

“ Find a part of yourself hidden in the twilight.” – Fennel Hudson, Traditional Angling -Fennel’s Journal – No. 6 With the change back to standard time barely upon us, I woke recently to a darkness in our room that … Continue reading

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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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