Living in Canada, we’re all used to snow. You don’t have to be from the Arctic to know that snow comes in many different types. Today we had a steady fall of one of the more pleasant kinds of snow, … Continue reading →
Nature Interaction. Nice to see that Harrison has got some new nature pics up on Pinterest. I love Harrison’s nature photos. He takes a slow and thoughtful approach, like today’s pictures of the ice and snow crystals on the plants.
I had a mixture of sunny and not-so-sunny days at Kew Gardens, but never a bad day. A visit to London is not complete without at least half a day at Kew. This picture is from a day in February … Continue reading →
Yesterday I posted this picture and asked if you know what’s inside. I thought it was one of those tents the workers put over manholes in the winter or during rain so they can do their work without also having … Continue reading →
When I decided to go to Helsinki, I had never been there before, and (to the shock of all my travel writer friends) I did no research beforehand, other than some minimal stuff to get a hotel and figure out … Continue reading →
Helsinki, Finland, January 19, 2012. Photo by Jill Browne. In the old part of Helsinki there is an elegant formal park called the Esplanade. Even in the middle of a snowy winter, people promenade there, after a fashion. The … Continue reading →
Today was a good day for walking in London. My friend, travel writer Cathy Smith, showed me one of her favourite places. First, though, we had to have some lunch. The building on the left is Spaniards Inn, a pub … Continue reading →