Tag Archives: birds

Canadian Rockies: the icy expanse of Vermilion Lakes

Come Saturday and after 5 days of skiing, thigh muscles starting to rebel,  I was ready for a break.  So after an annual ritual of a large celebratory Melissa’s Breakfast with my daughter and her husband and waving them goodbye … Continue reading

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Given the bird

Skiing finished now.  I survived relatively intact.  Tomorrow I’ll post impressions of Whistler but this is just a very brief note to correct a mistake In the last post on the blog I included photos of a bird which I … Continue reading

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The Llyn Peninsula: looking for variety.

For the last week I have been on a ‘travel and landscape’ writing course at the Welsh National Writers’ Centre at Ty Newydd near Cricieth on the south coast of the Llyn Peninsula, an area of Wales I have never … Continue reading

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Corfu: path finding, bird spotting and providence

Wednesday morning followed a similar pattern to Tuesday, early cloud clearing to leave a near cloudless sky by the time I finished breakfast.   Posting the blog and the usual WiFix at the taverna along the coast road took a little … Continue reading

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