Gaspereau Valley in the Fall

Where Are The Colours? With much anticipation I planned a trip today to the Gaspereau Valley to see the autumn colours of this fall. You would think that by living in Atlantic Canada my opportunities…

Whales Are Flatulent Little Assholes

Humpback Whales on the Bay of Fundy Went for a drive to Freeport, Nova Scotia to try my luck at watching whales and testing my sea legs on the Bay of Fundy. We connected with a…

Halifax Public Gardens: Spring 2017

Big Aperture Day at the Halifax Public Gardens Having an appointment on Quinpool Road today, I grabbed my camera and took a walk downtown. I set my F as low as it could go to…

Peggy’s Cove Road Trip

It was  great day for a drive from Halifax to Peggy's Cove via Highway 333 and St Margarets Bay. Read More

Victoria Day Long Weekend 2016: Part One

Why is it always hotter in the valley? Finally the May 24 long weekend has arrived to offer respite from the dreary post-Easter blahs. Canada participates in the Victoria Day long weekend (as far as…

Clyde the Baby Bird

Survival of the Fittest is the rule of the jungle. It took me a couple of years to document this story as the ending is sad. Read More

Queen Mary 2 Visits Halifax Harbour

Cycling around Halifax with a camera I had the good fortune of being downtown on a sunny day while the Queen Mary 2 was in port off Pier 21 and Georges Island. Read More

Fire Station #5 Halifax

Not much brass in a fire station After hanging out at the rotunda on the basin, I cycled into Fairview and saw the firefighters cleaning trucks and gear at Fire Station #5 on Bayers Road.…

The Rotunda on Bedford Basin

Prince's Lodge Round House Tucked away on the shore of Bedford Basin is a structure built in the 1790s by Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent as part of the estate built during Prince Edward's…