Category Archive: beautiful BC

Monochrome Madness and a day on Vancouver Island

For Leanne’s Marvelous Madness Gallery (3-9) A journey through a summer’s day on the island  take a stroll in “The Alchemist’s Garden” on the Gorge estuary in Victoria Nothing happens, unless first a dream! -C Sandburg… Continue reading

Monochrome Madness and How Green is the Valley

My visit to the beautiful Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys of the interior of BC is the focus of this week’s post and Monochrome Madness (3-1) with Leanne Cole.  This is the first week… Continue reading

Rainy day postcards

Oh I am very pleased to announce that one of the museums is using an image I took of Craigdarroch Castle for a history panel about the Vancouver Island 19th century Coal Baron, Robert… Continue reading

Autumn Blaze

A Conflagration of colour! As he headed off down that autumn path to school I thought: “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames”  – Rumi   I used a… Continue reading

Monochrome Madness 2-17 – Beautiful BC and a Graduation

I’m home again!! I hope you all have had a wonderful week and weekend. I will have to catch up with you all as my Sony laptop (Vaio) gave out on me while I… Continue reading

Springtime at last in Victoria – Hatley Gardens

A beautiful early evening at Royal Roads  in Colwood –  Hades has at last freed Persephone from his winter cave and Demeter rejoices.  Here are a few scenes in that enchanting garden.  … Continue reading

autumn arrives resplendent on the west coast

I’m home,  and after a period of mourning for lost green landscapes, old castles, cousins, Irish pubs, the highlands and wild moors (not necessarily in that order) I woke up once more to… Continue reading

The Ghostly Gardens of Hatley Castle

Hatley Park Castle was designed in 1907  by the well known architect  Sam MacLure for James Dunsmuir, son of the famous coal baron of Vancouver Island, Robert Dunsmuir.  The last Dunsmuir  grandchild, Dola,… Continue reading

Water

Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge- Water Thank you Cee – a wonderful subject We have plenty of this on and surrounding my beautiful island (Vancouver Island). Water presents in many forms from dew drops to… Continue reading

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