the Delta

the Delta

The George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary is down on the delta south of Richmond. This beautiful park has nice walking trails, viewing blinds and towers. Over 300 kinds of birds have been recorded here. $5 entrance fee and $1 for a pouch of bird seed to feed the...

Good Morning 2016

Hello All. Happy New Year to you! This chilly January morning it’s beautifully sunny and clear. Sun in the winter here in Vancouver is a precious asset. During the darker winter months the sun can be quite shy and fleeting. Never to be taken for granted. I...
Japan 2015

Japan 2015

Being back on the west coast of North America again brings me that much closer to one of my favourite places in the world, Japan. I had the chance to take part in the 4th Annual Asia Oceania Kyudo Seminar recently. This trip fulfilled one of my dreams to have the...
Bald Eagles at Brackendale

Bald Eagles at Brackendale

Made a nice trip up to Brackendale yesterday with my friends Tim and Kate. It’s just up on the other side of Squamish about an hour up the 99 from Vanvcouver. There’s a nature reserve there where bald eagles congregate by the river. Plenty of salmon to...
A visit with Hector Cole

A visit with Hector Cole

Back while I was living in London I had the opportunity to visit and take a short class with Hector Cole. Hector is one of the most prominent blacksmiths in the UK specializing in creating archeologically correct pieces using tools and techniques that reach way back...
Salmon!

Salmon!

Went for a nice hike today over in North Vancouver with my friends Tim and Kate. There’s a nice trail through the woods from the Cleveland dam to the Capilano Salmon Hatchery....