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Breezy Bay Morning

The sun, barely ripe on the bay’s horizon, offers the promise of warmth later in the day. The morning is still cool with a hint—an afterthought, really—of remaining mist. 216 more words

Laurie Buchanan

Prairie Donahue on Life, Love and Art

Prairie Donahue, the lead character in “Perspective” talks about growing up on British Columbia’s beautiful Mayne Island and moving to Toronto to further her budding photography career. 16 more words

Ten Days Over and Under with Nature is Calling

A deer browses outside the studio window as I ponder how much easier it is to be in nature than it is to record being in nature. 1,164 more words


My morning with an elegant Blue Heron

This morning #‎NatureIsCalling me earlier than usual. I packed my plein air painting gear, made coffee and headed out. I stopped at the bakery and grabbed an egg sandwich and sweet. 343 more words


Getting a Kick out of Reading

It’s so much fun reading from my latest Magda book at the Mayne Island LIbrary. I ended up saying a lot more to my audience than I’d planned to about why I write and what inspires me. 143 more words

Amber Harvey

Favorite Spots from the Year

I just sat myself down and said…ok, you don’t get to look at your pictures, your notes, your daily calendars and schedules… just sit here, close your eyes and think back over the year. 407 more words