Monthly Archives: July 2016

Sea kayaking in North River estuary

The North River’s mouth joins St. Ann’s Bay in a lovely estuary of brackish water. My friend and neighbour, Sue, joined me this week for a fun afternoon paddling down the estuary and into the river’s mouth. Here’s a fella … Continue reading

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Bluenose II at Baddeck dock

It’s summer of course and the weather has finally turned to summer beautiful. Treat to have the Bluenose II visit our local village. Went with my good friends, Linda and Terry and Richard and their two wooffers visiting from Germany. … Continue reading

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Wool scarves inspired by a beautiful novelty yarn

Why did I wait so long to go to Baddeck Yarn shop? It has a wonderful collection of beautiful yarns, many suitable for weaving. What a treat to handle skeins of all sorts. I picked up a skein of multiple … Continue reading

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Glorious gateway to summer

Swallowtails are one of the harbingers of summer here and a beautiful one at that. I am always gobsmacked by their beauty. They also seem to travel in pairs, flying and drifting towards each other, almost touching, then flitting off … Continue reading

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Warp of regal colours

Time to get to weaving! This pair of scarves is made of cotton and silk (hand dyed). They are on display (and for sale) at the new Victoria County Creates store (the old Blue Heron store site) in downtown Baddeck … Continue reading

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Meadowbrook house view

This is one of the last plein air paintings before bug season set in. Late afternoon, still spring, before the deciduous foliage arrived.  

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