March 8, 2017

In a shrinking world, where real adventure rarely makes an appearance in our urban existence, dog sledding has to rank up there as one of them.

February 12, 2017

When family is thousands of miles away, it is often friendship that fills the void and friends become the village you need to raise your child.

October 23, 2016

An hour’s drive from Halifax, NS along the Harvest Highway, you will get you into the heart of the province’s farmland and its story of blossom and yield.

August 28, 2016

Meteorological extremes and proximity to major ocean currents that collide and mix offshore, create a pea soup fog that often envelops Nova Scotia. No more so, than Cape Sable Island. A small sandbar that pops out of the ocean at the very southern tip of Nova Scotia si...

August 28, 2016

The rest of the weekend from behind my camera lens I will watch them climb up and down those slippery rocks a hundred times; committing to memory the topography – when to leap, where to climb, where the best footholds for their small hands are.

August 7, 2016

It is filled with places the names of which conjure up images of a different era. It is the tiny places in Queens County that have stolen our hearts - Lehave, Petite Riviere, Broad Cove, Voglers Cove, Mill Village and Port Medway. In each of these small spots we have f...

June 5, 2016

Everywhere we are flanked by wild roses that have already burst into splashes of shocking pink, their heady scent mixed with the smell of sea air. An almost instant calm washes over me. Duncan's Cove is a special place that makes me feel connected to this land. The...

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