Escaping the Pocket

It took me over a month to get out of the God’s Pocket. The resort is a small cluster of colourful buildings nestled in a narrow bay on Hurst Island, about a half hour boat ride out of Port Hardy BC. The owners, Bill and Annie, have spent the last two decades running dive trips […]

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“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

I never get tired of mushroom hunting. The wonderland of fruiting fungus that comes to life after a healthy rainfall brings forth images of the intricate network of mycelium woven through the roots of the coastal rainforest. Breaking down and rebuilding, providing the foundation for new growth.  

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Footprints

The dock was empty minus one small fishing vessel and her skipper diligently cleaning the morning’s catch. Manipulating his knife skillfully through the flesh of a monstrous lingcod he seemed hardly phased by the sudden arrival of a group of gawking onlookers. Today we were benefiting from a standing friendship between our captain and the local […]

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