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Clocks slay time… time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.  William Faulkner

You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.  James Matthew Barrie

Who forces time is pushed back by time; who yields to time finds time on his side. The Talmud

Near Port Bickerton

Time is a mystifying substance. I find it difficult to know just what an hour is. I know it is 60 minutes, of course, but beyond that everything about the notion of an hour seems rather fluid unless pressured by constraint.

New Harbour River

A few days ago I drove to Port Bickerton to follow up on information provided to me many months ago. I couldn’t find the directions I was given or the original emails but figured I could get myself in the vicinity and improvise from there. Part of getting to Port Bickerton from my house involved crossing Country Harbour by ferry. Said ferry departs on the hour. The clock in the car read 11:17 as I backed out the driveway. (more…)

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Earlier in the week I hiked in the Port Bickerton area. One of the highlights here is the lighthouse (I’m going to use house instead of houses) which I photographed first from far away.

Photo 1 - Port Bickerton

I composed this image to place the lighthouse in the exact center. It’s the white dot 5-6 kilometers away. (more…)

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Berry Head Lighthouse, Tor Bay

Aside from a few gnarly days the November weather has been exceptionally nice. I hiked to Berry Head lighthouse and enjoyed another clear afternoon. The air remained only a few degrees above freezing but once I got moving I was able to strip down to a thin shirt and vest. Luckily I walked with the sun at my back so I didn’t have to spend any time looking into it. (more…)

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