Spring has sprung, therefore strap on those hiking boots and get adventuring! Amazing Island Waterfalls to Discover: 1. Goldstream Park 2. Sandcut Beach 3. Elk Falls
It is so incredibly lucky that Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland have decided to share their beauty, wonder and natural grace through multiple webcams, live feeds and panoramic views that operate on a constant basis within the southern Alps region. I seem to find a peace of mind and fresh perspective every time I look out… Continue reading Perspective
I have recently relocated to British Columbia’s West Coast for a break in a rather mundane structure of living. Thus far I can say that this move has offered me some much needed relaxation, adventures as well as insight into many different avenues in my life. Ultimately being able to situate myself around stunning natural beauty does have… Continue reading Calming Bliss
Love or Knowledge …can you balance both? …are either inexplicably good or bad? Life is like a wave, sometimes you ride high while other times you crash upon the rocks; life will always go up, always come down, and will always be in flux.
Walking along this serene path with the sun shining down through the tree tops and the wind lightly whisking by; it makes one feel as though a faerie tale is waiting just around the bend.
*One of my favourite quotes from one of my newly acquired favourite books! — A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens* I recently came across an amazing article on the subject of Victorian literature and an important discovery about many of the era’s authors. Not only is this era of writing a favourite of… Continue reading Victorian Secrets
Originally posted on medievalbooks:
Do you leave your e-reader or iPad on the table in Starbucks when you are called to pick up your cup of Joe? You’re probably not inclined to do this, because the object in question might be stolen. The medieval reader would nod his head approvingly, because book theft happened in his day too. In medieval times,…
Upon reading a very informative and touching article I felt moved to share it with others. No matter how well-prepared you may be for an excursion, or even simply walking out your front door for a cup of coffee, tragedy can strike. What’s done is done and all you can do in the after math is try… Continue reading Surviving Tragedy
Let me start off by saying that Germany was absolutely brilliant! During my trip I primarily stayed in southern Bavaria which offers so many beautiful, cultural and historical locations that I am already aching to go back. While planning my trip I was asked if I would be touring World War II concentration camps, and… Continue reading Deutschland
Originally posted on North Western Images – photos by Andy Porter:
Lake Ann The feeling of exhilaration from being in the mountains is unsurpassed. Sweat and strain, fresh air and a cool breeze, a lake reflected and gathering clouds: these are all part of what makes the trip Great. The Maple Pass Loop trail starts…
Short fiction seems more targeted – hand grenades of ideas, if you will. When they work, they hit, they explode, and you never forget them… ~ Paolo Bacigalupi When you read a short story, you come out a little more aware and a little more in love with the world around you. ~ George Saunders A… Continue reading Short Stories