Tag Archives: writing

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

Posted in blog, journaling, life, memoir, photography, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

Amor Fati (Love Your Fate)

“Fate is inexorable, fate is immovable” – popularized by Bernard Cornwell Some mornings I wake up dreaming of abalone shells, their ocean blue outer skin revealing eternity within, there once was so many, my younger self could pick one up … Continue reading

Posted in blog, journaling, life, memoir, photography, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

The Hunt

“ No matter what you write, you actually can’t help retelling a fairy tale somewhere along the way.” – Catheryanne M. Valente There is still a scent of jasmine and mint in the air and I’ve just slipped into my … Continue reading

Posted in blog, journaling, life, memoir, photography, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Territory

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors.” -Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky On a downtown walk with the … Continue reading

Posted in blog, journaling, life, memoir, photography, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 34 Comments

We Can Do Better

“Music comes from an icicle as it melts, to live again as spring water.” – Henry Williamson If the pale pink blossoms of the tulip trees and the dark purple crocuses weren’t already announcing the arrival of spring, then the … Continue reading

Posted in blog, journaling, life, memoir, photography, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 44 Comments

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

Posted in blog, journaling, life, memoir, photography, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

October Pause

“the fallen leaves in the forest seemed to make even the ground glow and burn with light” –  Malcolm Lowry, October Ferry to Gabriola There is a post waiting to be published but my world has gone sideways with the … Continue reading

Posted in blog, journaling, life, memoir, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 54 Comments