When I first got my license at 16, I used to make up false errands that I desperately needed to run in order to get the keys to the family car for a precious hour or two. I would drive straight to the ocean. Every time. I spent hours sitting on the cold stones of … Continue reading Inspiration| A Year of Chasing Rivers
There is a unique shade of blue that you only see around Bonne Bay in Gros Morne. The sky is a colour so vibrant and bright that every moment spent under it feels a little more vibrant and bright. I spent the whole weekend wandering in a wide arc: A night in Rocky Harbour catching … Continue reading Into the Wild | Bonne Bay Blue
A round up of my most recommended books for this cozy winter reading season: 1. North of Normal - Cea Sunrise Person This was such an incredible read: a memoir of a woman who grew up in a myriad of bizarre situations, largely in a camp in the woods of northern Canada with her … Continue reading Book Club | Winter 2017
Light falls on a forest floor. Everything slides out of focus for a time, but the darkness is shifting into light. We all shift on a point of light. The months ahead in a malleable mess, once tangible, now taking shape again. From each angle I project a different future. Which way am I stumbling? … Continue reading Wilderness Reflections
Lessons learned on the Bonavista Peninsula
We headed down the Bay of Islands, hunting for the best mountain views we could find. In the end, we found one so good that we hauled the tent out of the back of my car and decided not to leave.
Where the seas stand still before the mountains. I learn the landscape.
The drive down the bay from Corner Brook through the Bay of Islands is incredible. The towns get more remote, the ocean views get more incredible, and once you hit the Blomidon Mountain Range its hard to keep your eyes on the road. The Cedar Cove trails are some of my favourites, part of the … Continue reading Into the Wild | Hiking in the Blomidon Mountains
I wrote a list of Pros and Cons on Car Camping in Gros Morne this month. Check out the article on The Overcast here! And stay tuned for more features on this adventure!
The Long Studio in Joe Batt's Arm was the first one we spotted as we drove through to reach Tilting on our first day in Fogo. A dark shadow amid the snow on the opposite shore. So we went after it. We stood in the middle of the crashing waves, where the salt stuck to our … Continue reading Into the Wild | Sunsets and Sea Spray on Fogo Island