Feeling Neglected

Feeling Neglected

This  is one of the worst looking boats I have seen moored on the ocean. They come in all sizes and generally end up sinking at some point or catching fire and sinking – a large boat (ship?) sank at Cowichan Bay this year after years of decay and no action. The various levels of governments point at each other. Various harbours have collections of them waiting for the governments to do something. They are often an eye sore but this was...

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Pierre St. Pierre

Pierre St. Pierre

This street performer, Pierre St. Pierre, is wonderful to watch as well as to  listen to the music. The vibrant colour and detail in his costume is excellent. I have no idea how these coin operated performers stay frozen in  a pose until someone puts money in. When playing music he did very well-executed mechanical movements just like a coin operated machine. Every time money was dropped in he repeated the  exact same movement and music. When I...

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Playful Artist

Playful Artist

It is do delightful to meet eccentric vibrant artists. Returning to my car parked beside this  sidewalk artist, I stopped and realized I should take time to capture a portrait of him. Most of the time when I went by he was not there or just starting a work of art. He has come up with this new wonderful idea of where people could take pictures of their friends and loved ones standing on the tray of the server. I engaged him in conversation and...

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Seasonal Hood Ornaments

Seasonal Hood Ornaments

It is not fall yet but I am busy making my fall card to send out for my real estate business. In about 8 weeks I will be searching for next years fall images. The colours of fall and the newly harvested vegetables and fruits are wonderful to see even if they are not image worthy. My wife is occasionally frustrated that I take a camera everywhere: “Do you really need to bring that to the restaurant?” At least I still talk to her,...

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