“The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.” – Francis Bacon As I hike and explore the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast region of British Columbia, I am always reminded that life is rich, because there are many more questions than there are answers.
Last night I posted an image of two cedars; an elder and a child as I termed them. In response, I heard from Pat Teti who sent me a link to a forestry professor who has studied this very thing. There are families and there are even “mother trees”. Above is a photograph I made […]
The weather was wet and the light diffuse in the Bella Coola Valley as I walked through a coastal rainforest containing many western red cedars; young and old. Drawn by the comparison of age, I made this image. Then I just stood there and thought about it. The elderly cedar displayed no signs of being […]
At Horse Lake Community Farm it was time to plant potatoes. As Greg and Jack cruised up alongside the truck, I jumped on board to catch the action. You are about to witness a classic! Next they dumped a box of potatoes into a 1920 International Harvester potato planter. There was a 1912 model nearby […]
If you visit BC Parks in the next few weeks, beware of bears which are holding boxing matches at campsites. They are in training for the summer Olympics in London. Please do not disturb them. They take their training seriously.
Farmer’s Markets are opening throughout the Cariboo Chilcotin. It’s that great time of the year when we get to eat fresh salads every night for supper. Fruit, vegetables, local produce of all kinds…doesn’t get much better than that! Support your local producers.
The Fraser River with Big Bar ferry The spring issue of British Columbia Magazine has an “Aerial Photo Exclusive” which includes an article based on our new book Flyover British Columbia’s Cariboo Chilcotin Coast; an Aviation Legacy. There is a wonderful article written by Sage Birchwater, co-author of the book, with photographs by myself. Check […]