Category Archives: beach

On the Beach

This month was renamed in 8 BC in honour of Augustus Ceasar as it was the month of several of his greatest triumphs. There are other interesting oddities about this month: first week, from 1st to 7th, is International Clown … Continue reading

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From the Beach

We go for picnics on the beach quite regularly in the summer, love the slap of waves, the lift and dive of gulls, the distant quiet of boats sailing in the bay … FROM THE BEACH this is ocean, these … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead

Most years we go down to a nearby beach in the fall and collect seaweed, which is a great garden fertilizer, and free for the picking. Best to go after a storm, when the beaches really get loaded up … … Continue reading

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Without War

Next Tuesday is Remembrance Day. We remember those who died in war, those left behind, those scarred by war. And we long for a time when there is no more fighting … A A WITHOUT WAR                                         I long for a … Continue reading

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Ocean

We were in Victoria recently when a storm blew in. So down to the shore we went to watch waves, and feel the wind, which really stung! Had to really lean into it to stay upright, it was so strong, … Continue reading

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Down On The Beach

School starts next week. Summer’s drifting time is over. So here’s one last look at the beach, the sound, light, fun, of it … A A A DOWN ON THE BEACH curl of wave foam and down to crash   … Continue reading

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Hot Afternoon

It’s hot. We’ve closed the curtains in the house to keep the heat out. Beaches are crowded with kids, families, trying to keep cool. And the car bakes in the sunshine … A A HOT AFTERNOON heat bounces     … Continue reading

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