Aquaria. What’s old is new again.

Aquaria: what's old is new again, for me at least. Found in my father's slide collection, a Dutch-style aquarium. 1963. (Scan from 35mm slide, Converted to B&W due to colour degradation) The saved Het Aquarium magazines. Like photography, the keeping of aquaria was introduced to me by my father when the family lived in South... Continue Reading →

Best of Frost

We had a beautiful morning skiing amoung the frost-rimed trees just outside our front door on the day before New Year's. Skiing between the larches. On the morning of the 30 December, a dense fog greeted us, however, it dissipated the same day. The next day was fog-free, but the frost was intense, covering every... Continue Reading →

Winter cycling begins.

This year, and for the first time, I ventured into snowy winter cycling. Like many people, I found the thought of it intimidating at first. Cold winds, glare ice, wipeouts, fogged glasses, frozen toes and frigid fingers all come to mind. However, cycling is not just a pleasure for me, it is my major form... Continue Reading →

Autumn Cycling on Elk Island Trails

This autumn, I managed to get out to Elk Island National Park twice, with two broad goals. First I wanted to do some early morning photography, and secondly, I wanted to explore some ideas I've been having about using a mountain bike, not for ripping, shredding, or even bunnyhopping, but as a means for observing... Continue Reading →

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