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Victoria, British Columbia: Illuminating Emily Carr

A tour guide quipped that Victoria, British Columbia is home to newlyweds, the nearly dead, and flower beds. Honeymooners, retired folks, and gardeners—as well as many others—will find much to like in this lovely city with its Inner Harbor dominated by the stately Fairmont Empress Hotel. 937 more words

Travel Literature

Friday back in Victoria

Lazy start with a Brewers Breakfast at Spinnakers Brew pub and hotel. I don’t know if all brewers like eggs, bacon, sausage and fried potatoes, but I enjoyed it. 517 more words

My Travels

Learning to see: Emily Carr in France

She arrived in Paris with her trunks, her sister Alice, and a malevolent grey parrot called Rebecca. She had purchased Rebecca in Liverpool, where the ship from Canada had docked, and brought the disagreeable bird the rest of the way by train. 1,205 more words

Paris History

Chinatown, City Art Gallery and another fire.

So, some hours ago I typed and inserted photos for about 40 minutes. And now I discover the whole lot, bar the title, has disappeared into a wormhole in the space time continuum. 436 more words

My Travels

Women Pioneers

6/10/15 Notes to Myself:
Looking at art is one of my
favorite things to do. Recently,
I came across an artist by the name
of Emily Carr. 257 more words


Here is my rendition of Brynne and Chris’s character Cordelia from their book Out of Reach. See previous post for more details.