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A Hunter in the dock ...

The east-London district of Poplar once lay at the heart of Britain’s empire, being the location of London’s mighty East India and West India docks. Between them, during the nineteenth century these docks managed most of the ’empire trade’ coming into Britain. 808 more words


Fall Color Tour

Ah, peak of fall.  We just finished that splendid time of year in which they mark little roads around here with signs designating them as part of the “Fall Color Tour”, and if you take one, you should be prepared to drive very slowly.  216 more words


Park Geometry 2

Solid, evergreen cones of clipped yew stand out against the autumn colour and twig tracery of deciduous trees.  Rectangular blocks of tightly pruned branches contrast with the irregularity of trees left to grow to their natural form.   184 more words

Parks & Gardens

Autumn Trail

We only have 17  miles of roads in Fort Yukon and they are all dirt. This is a trail made by 4-wheelers and used by snow-goes in the winter. 48 more words

Yukon Posts

Past Present Future

Last summer’s leaf rewinds time
New buds fast forward it to spring

But linger not in either place

Embrace today

This moment will not come again.

Balsam poplar   Populus balsamifera

Nature Photography