The question often asked is “Are we overdue for an earthquake“? After viewing the media coverage of the unprecedented wind storm earlier this year which saw over 500,000 homes in Vancouver, B.C. without power for several days, perhaps it is time to put together an Emergency Kit or update and refresh the one you have. We […]
Biodiversity & ecosystems: plants, animals & habitat, climate change.
In January 2015 I posted an article on a few changes to my website and Twitter, namely that I would be posting and tweeting articles during the year that I thought relevant to climate change and our environment. I have been amazed at the positive response this has received which encourages me to continue this practice through this coming year […]
During the summer we often have hummingbirds in the garden as they daily visit the wildflowers, herbs, fuchsia and Scarlet runner bean flowers searching for nectar. A pleasant surprise mid December was to see a hummingbird flitting between the dried flowers looking for feed. After putting up a hummingbird feeder, a pair of Anna’s hummingbirds […]
Why I love where I live. Simply, British Columbia has it all! In 2013 I published a set of favourite photographs of Beautiful British Columbia, shortly after becoming a Canadian citizen. We are so blessed / privileged / fortunate to live in such an incredible province with such freedoms. So here are a few more […]
The Great Barrier Reef is unique to Australia and the world. The Reef is a UNESCO World Heritage listed site on the North Eastern coast of Australia; is well-known as the world’s largest coral reef and is visible from outer space. When we visited family recently in Australia we made a special trip to Cairns […]