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"Blowin' in the Wind"

“Voiceless it cries,
Wingless flutters,
Toothless bites,
Mouthless mutters.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

I think I’ve photographed this tree about a dozen times. Sometimes, it’s still and brightened by a golden sunset, other times, it’s filled with birds, darting to and fro. 120 more words


The Festival of Britain's lesser known exhibition - Touring the Lansbury Estate

“Don’t run away with the idea that the Festival of Britain is going to be solemn,” wrote the newspaper editor Gerald Barry in early 1951. “Not a bit of it. 1,623 more words

East London

Love the Moment

My response to Carpe Diem #1021 love the moment – based on an inspirational quote from the artist Corita Kent (1918-1986): “Love the moment and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.” 14 more words


And the Winner is ...

If they gave out gold medals for mushrooms, the award — at least in our woods — would go to this fab fungus. I found it growing alongside a rotting poplar. 88 more words

Nature Photography

If You Could Have a Tree Planted In Your Honor What Would It Be?, watercolor on paper, 10 by 8 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

Study of Two Poplars, watercolor on paper, 8 by 5 in. 143 more words

Emilia Kallock

Alberta, Alberta

I hadn’t been home in seven months—the longest stretch in a while.

(There were readings in Edmonton and Calgary—click the links for photos. There was also a family wedding.) 99 more words