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17 July 2016

All the blackberries have now been razed and all that remains are huge piles of ugly stalks dotted over the northern boundary.  The huge atlas cedar looks half stripped as perhaps one or two more large branches have fallen in some strong winds and are balancing precariously high on other limbs, unable to find a way to the ground.   207 more words

Carolyn and Maxime

I am so happy I got to spend the afternoon with this beautiful couple and their lovely family.  Carolyn and Maxime had a very intimate ceremony with an urban feel, which is quite unique for Thunder Bay!  39 more words

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Whispering Trees

Forefront of an angry sky
I watch as branches sway,
Their leaves a-shimmer in the breeze
Trying to hold bad weather at bay.
Silver jewels tremble in the sun, 24 more words


Betula utilis jacquemontii 'Snow Queen'


09.05.16 Freshly washed trunk of Betula Utilis Jacquemontii ‘Snow Queen’



31.03.16 Ribes and Forsythia

Snow Queen, what a beauty you are.
Of all the Silver Birches, you are the star.
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In a beautiful demonstration of succession, this is the same patch of woodland as the wild daffodil photos I took at the end of March. 86 more words


Four seasons in one day (almost)

Tuesday 26th April 2016

Since it’s a weekday and I’m therefore on morning walks, it was just Max and I who headed to Canford Heath this morning, while Jez snoozed on at home. 187 more words