Monthly Archives: March 2013

godless killing machines in the sky

Look at this gnarled part of old cedar   Now look from the other side.   That hole is a bear den. There are claw marks. My response was “holy shit snacks.”

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unfinished work

Tess recently spotted a sign along a logging road that warranted a return visit.   We found a partially carved cedar canoe. Not sure why it was abandoned.

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I’d buy your love

The Barenaked Ladies song “If I Had a Million Dollars” is one many people know at least some of the words to. It is fun to sing along with but the line at the end of each refrain left a … Continue reading

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Pure Pressure

Here is a story about community. Friday was a big bash to celebrate a birthday in our class. Fewer than half the people partying were Haida Gwaii Semester students—the rest were friends and friends of friends from here. We filled … Continue reading

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be the change

A good friend of mine recently wrote on her blog that as a youngster with a coin collection she enjoyed seeking out the coins from 1948 because of their scarcity. I have heard a few times that this was due … Continue reading

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When you do stuff, stuff happens…

Yesterday afternoon mum, Theo, Tess, and I set off for Rennell Sound. We had heard tales of its splendour. Rennell is one of the only spots on the islands west coast that is accessible by road. Our target was Bonanza … Continue reading

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Wrecking family

Mum and Theo joined the latest adventure to visit a ship wreck. It is one that had featured on these pages a couple times. This time I have included a shot of what the Kelly Ruth looked like the day … Continue reading

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the eagle has landed

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winning

Mummy and Theo have come for a visit. The gnarliness is off the charts.

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i wood walk fife hindered miles

This past weekend I walked out to Cape Fife via Rose Spit at the North-Eastern corner of Haida Gwaii. I started my day with Thomas, Alysha, Jack, and Cory. They were driving a truck out as far as the beaches … Continue reading

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