What if we excised “nature” and “wilderness” from our language – how would we relate to the natural world?
This past week I read two books by Raynor Winn, a UK nature writer. The Salt Path is the first, which was followed by The … Read more
In the mid-1980s, a British-born Canadian, Chris Czajkowski, built a cabin on a small part of the wilderness homestead of Jack and Trudy Turner, who … Read more
On climate change, politics, and the power of good women writers. The last week has been pretty chilly for the Coast, especially for February. Where … Read more
This morning I went for a walk in the woods. Taken at face value, there’s really nothing special about that statement. But add in the … Read more
When I first read Wallace Stegner’s Wolf Willow, it stuck. Not just for days, but even years later I can recall the story in the … Read more
6 am is the best time to be up in our neighbourhood, especially on a Sunday morning. Sometimes the rooster across the street crows, but … Read more