Grey County

Adventures in burgundy

Last couple days I have felt very uninspired. Why is it that as soon as we give ourselves license to dream all of a sudden we become paralyzed. Fear? Perhaps. I don’t know. So yesterday I went back out after I walked Irish and decided to look at the world around me in a new […]

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Garden Design: Eco-Chic

I am inspired by the wild, untamed beauty that surrounds me. Whether its walks down old abandoned roads, or deep in the bush. I am enchanted by old mossy rocks and lovely native Blue Flag Iris‘ at the edge of a swamp. Mother Nature knows her stuff so I take her cue. When we were […]

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My Favourite Canadians: Tom Thomson

Writing about Thomson in 1914, the younger artist David Milne observed: “Varley and Lismer pines are pretty conventional pines, well done but quite familiar … you admire their proficiency, that’s all. But with Thomson’s trees, it’s different. You can’t be indifferent. These few patches with knotted strings are powerful; there was strong emotion behind their […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry

I started to think about what “geometry” is. Lets stretch out those ol’creative muscles. We are talking about, well more or less,  “depth of field”. So Geometry is an “area of mathematics that deals with points, lines, shapes and space” by “deduction of the properties”. It concerns “the relationships of points in space” and it […]

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