Silverlox and the Big Bad Bear – Part II

First I opened one eye, then in disbelief that it was already daylight, I opened the other to verify.  Damn!  I begrudgingly sat up, then got up and headed for the generator shack.  Inspecting my surroundings on the way there and back revealed nothing out of the ordinary.  That’s a good sign, right? Upon returning… Continue reading Silverlox and the Big Bad Bear – Part II


Cruisin’ to Haida Gwaii – Part I

Saturday, July 22 With the Fraser River just a memory and the Strait of Georgia in our rearview mirror, we awoke to grey skies and drizzle here in Gowland Harbour.  Gowland Harbour is a very quiet and protected little harbour just across Discovery Passage and to the north of Campbell River. Seymour Narrows is six… Continue reading Cruisin’ to Haida Gwaii – Part I

Nature Trails, campaign trails, a dead pop icon and Poppy Day!

Well folks, it's really been quite a week here on Planet Earth, hasn't it?  The surprise victory of "The Donald", (I don't think anybody really expected Donald Trump to win, did they?), the death of Leonard Cohen and then of course, who could forget Rememberance Day? "Lest We Forget" and all. How fitting is it… Continue reading Nature Trails, campaign trails, a dead pop icon and Poppy Day!