Art from the Heart: Letting Go

About 4 years ago I decided to abandon my career in the tourism industry and pursue a creative life. I had no real plan, but a definite idea of what I DIDN’T want in my life anymore – and that was hours and hours (and HOURS) sitting in aircraft seats heading to or from business events; more meetings; yet another conference. … Read More

Chasing Waterfalls on Vancouver Island

Even though TLC begged us not to do it, chasing waterfalls is one of my favourite activities.Fortunately, here on Vancouver Island, we have access to some spectacular and stunningly beautiful waterfalls. And for these ones here you won’t need 3 days worth of gear and a 15 hour back-country hike to reach them. … Read More

The Zen of Cherry Blossoms

What a strange thing! to be alive beneath cherry blossoms. Kobayashi Issa[/pullquote]If you’ve ever been fortunate enough to find yourself standing in the middle of a shower of cherry blossom petals then you will appreciate this quote by Kobayashi Issa, a Japanese poet regarded as one of the haiku masters. … Read More

Photographing Bodie

At the end of a 13 mile dusty, bumpy gravel road that runs off Highway 395 in California’s Mono County region, lies the town of Bodie.An old gold-mining town which once had a population of 10,000, Bodie today is a real-life ghost town. And one of my favourite places to visit and photograph.… Read More

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