It all started at a used book sale when I saw a pile of Reader's Digest Condensed Books sitting in a pile. Some of them had a bit of mould. I asked the organizers if I could just make a wee donation and take the whole lot off their hands. I have been inspired to... Continue Reading →
Reflections on a Year Long One-a-Day Ephemeral Art Project
I spent all of 2016 focused on an endeavour called One-a-Day Ephemeral Art Project*. Every day for a year I went outside and had a short conversation with nature. I made a piece of art with foraged objects and left it for someone to find (or not) celebrating whatever the environment offered me each day. I documented... Continue Reading →
365 Day Ephemeral Art Project 2016
I'm challenging myself in 2016 to produce an ephemeral art piece each day. So what is ephemeral art? It's a piece of art made on a walk with no tools and only what I find and then leave behind for others to find (or not). This came as a result of gazing around Instagram and... Continue Reading →
Nests in Trees
Dusk. The perfect time of day to see into the trees.
I took my Oscar steel drum outside in -14C to see what it would do to the sound. First time I've played with mitts on. This is filmed with my new GoPro camera. It's sure better than trying hold a camera and a set of drumsticks at the same time. The pixie dust is from... Continue Reading →
Lake Huron Laughing
I found much joy in listening to this amazing huge body of water, Lake Huron, as it bubbled and gurgled over the tessellated pavement around Big Tub Lighthouse near Tobermory, Ontario.
Refuelling My Soul
Once per summer I like to get myself to Hecla Island. At the very northern tip of the island is a cliff. It seems to be a power spot for me. A 5m cliff face exposes a portion of the Precambrian Shield which shows the 400 million-year sequence of events that formed this eastern edge of... Continue Reading →
Waiting for me today is this beautiful frog. On the edge of my pond. In the soft green moss. How lovely a sight. How lovely a site.