I acknowledge the long unexplained silence As I sit upon my patio Gazing at my foresty-garden: Autumn rains it's leaves in gusts of winds Pitter-patter to the ground In the lull, like the in-breath, a leaf drifts Down to touch the ground Like a little foraging bird. Leaves leaving the branch akin to letting go. … Continue reading Sitting quietly is a gift.
Visiting Capilano Suspension Bridge Park was a very special day as we had never experienced such views from a suspension bridge before. It is a 140 meters long and 70 meters above the riverbed. My words cannot do this place justice. We met up with a dear friend of Derek's; Hubert was visiting Canada so … Continue reading Rejuvenation in Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, Vancouver
While we were visiting Vancouver Island we took an hour walk around Thetis lake which is made up of two fresh water lakes joined by a narrow piece of land in between and it is located in the Thetis Lake Regional Park on Vancouver Island. Needless to say, with the forest surrounding the lake, this … Continue reading Thetis Lake
I have great memories of hiking through this forest and descending onto the beach. The beach itself was a tiny little beach that fostered a feeling cozy privacy. For the most part our hiking group was the only party on the beach. The forest was moist and there were many mushrooms popping up all over … Continue reading Vancouver Island, Mystic Beach West Coast. (2014)
Repair of the earth: I want the world to thrive. “The one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life.” Rabindranath Tagore I am passionate about saving wildlife and fostering a thriving environment by doing my bit (re-use, recycle, upcycle, restore, … Continue reading 3rd March: World Wildlife Day
Stanley Park, Vancouver. As I mentioned in my last post, we wanted to cycle around Stanley Park on the sea wall but instead we went in a horse drawn coach. Stanley Park has a seawall built all along the perimeter which is convenient for tourists. Nowadays Stanley Park is a green space that travellers enjoy … Continue reading Stanley Park, seawall in Autumn.
M. Noffke.Mushrooms in my garden, Morag Noffke. Here is my little colony of mushrooms; a surprise find in my garden. They are like my thoughts and ideas mushrooming and popping up in my head. I like walking in forests because I find interesting things to draw. Forest photography and forest bathing are some of my … Continue reading My mushrooms
Still your worried mind; breathe in deeply and make a conscious effort to get in touch with Peace. Ask Peace to be your friend as you go through these trials.