Thursday, April 29, 2010

Local Vocals

Andre Nobels laid down a solid groove for last weekend's Spring Fling at Community Hall

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

ABC Wednesday > O is for Occupied

Mom was shopping at GIRO. Another Leica photo cropped to square.

Global ABC

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Monday, April 26, 2010

Taylor's Rooster

A Leica shot cropped to square.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Stilt Dancer

This afternoon at the Community Hall...you shoulda been there...

Friday, April 23, 2010

Skywatch Friday #51

My wife Joelle doing some horizontal skywatching on the boardwalk at The Commons

Global Skywatch

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Georgi's Handcycle

This week is turning out to be a portrait feature which I guess is overdue. For all the eye-popping scenery, it's the inhabitants that really make Gabriola sparkle. Georgi is definitely one very interesting guy. Find out more about him and his amazing machines HERE

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

ABC Wednesday > N is for Naomi

Naomi Wakan is a writer, poet, painter and fabric artist. Born in London, she and her husband moved to Gabriola in 1996. She's just launched a new title, Book Ends, a copy of which she's signing for a fan in this photo.

Global ABC

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Antony Cuts A Rug

Antony Holland just had his 90th birthday celebration and when the guests were all champagned and caked and partied out, guess who was still on the dance floor? He's an extraordinary man and that's an understatement.

Monday, April 19, 2010

The NOW Orchestra with Kedrick James

These fine fellows took the big boat over from Vancouver and lit a fire under the seats at The Haven on Saturday night. Spoken word performance combined with beautifully out-there musical arrangements made for an incredible evening. Another outstanding event brought to us by Poetry Gabriola. Thank you!

The NOW Orchestra's website is HERE 

Back row (left to right): Sky Brooks, Brad Muirhead, Coat Cooke, JP Carter and Tommy Babin
Front row: Chad MacQuarrie and Patrick Pennefather
The man in the middle: Kedrick James

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Daffodils For My Darlin'

Today is my wife's birthday and daffodils are her favourite flower so here ya go!

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Friday, April 16, 2010

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Minimalist Scarecrow

Spotted in the allotment gardens at The Commons

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Timber Frame

Detail of a timber frame structure generously donated to The Commons by the Island School of Building Arts. When completed, the building will house a sustainability centre and a seed bank.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Monday, April 12, 2010

Red-legged Tree Frog

There are quite a few very talented nature photographers on Gabriola. I'm not one of them but I do know a good photo op when I see one.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Blues at The Roxy

New Brunswick's Matt Andersen came through The Roxy last night, showcasing his wicked blend of soulful singing, bluesy guitar acrobatics and beyond-his-years songwriting chops. Good stuff! The big dogs down in Memphis thought so too: In January, he became the first Canadian ever to win the International Blues Challenge

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Monday, April 5, 2010

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Sunday Signage > Silhouette

Silhouetted sign at Malaspina Galleries

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Friday, April 2, 2010

Storm

Big windstorm today with lots of tree debris everywhere. The power just came back on after being out for nine hours so I better post a picture quick before it goes again.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Two Monks

Today's global theme is "Red" so I photographed this beautiful glass piece by local artist Tammy Hudgeon.

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