Monthly Archives: May 2013

Pic of the Day – Male Sheephead

A funny fish face quickie for a Friday. I am currently beavering away on another photo feature for Sport Diver – this one will be all about diving in California. It has been keeping me busy, rifling through archived files, … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Spotted Shrimpgoby

Here is a funny Friday fish face. This little cutie is a Spotted Shrimpgoby (Amblyeteotris ogasawarensis), from the Raja Ampat area of Indonesia. Seriously, this fish looks like it belongs in a Dr. Seuss book, dontcha think? There are many … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Turtles, Turtles, Yeah Yeah Yeah

In honour of World Turtle Day – May 23rd – I am featuring turtle(s) for Pic of the Day. Turtles are very cool creatures – air breathers, and egg layers (on land – much to the peril of the turtles, … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Vancouver Lighthouse

A break today from underwater pictures. Instead, I offer up a Vancouver city scene, taken on the weekend, from a marine perspective. On Sunday afternoon, the heavy morning clouds started to mound to the east as they opened up in … Continue reading

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In a Garden

Today’s post is a gallery of Spring garden images. In addition to a love of the sea and all its creatures, I also love gardens. When I travel, I often plan excursions to walk, and sometimes photograph, “famous” gardens and … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Wolf Eel

Here is a Friday funny fish face. This is a Wolf Eel (Anarrhichthys ocellatus), from British Columbia. I have been featuring mostly tropical images on the blog lately, and figured it was time to share some stuff from my backyard. … Continue reading

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The Komodo Chronicles – Part 10 – There Be Dragons

Some of you may be wondering if this blog series about our awesome group trip to Komodo last fall is ever going to end. The short answer is: you betcha. There are three or, at the most, four more chapters … Continue reading

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Mother

My mother gave me a gift, but I didn’t open it until I became a mother. And now that I have children of my own, I know that I took advantage of her generosity. I never realized the sacrifice she was making … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day – Psychedelic Frogfish

A funny fish face for Friday. I wonder if the first person to spot this bizarre looking frogfish thought someone had spiked their pre-dive beverage with a little tot of Lysergic Acid. I mean, really? What forces of nature would have … Continue reading

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Missing

I am home again, after a visit to Berlin last week. There is glorious early summer weather here in Vancouver, and in my absence the garden exploded into riotous colour – everything blooming in one huge exhale after a long, … Continue reading

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Sport Diver Magazine Feature

Today’s blog bit is just a heads up – a new photo essay I did on diving in the Phi Phi islands of Thailand is now on Sport Diver’s online magazine. They’ve given me a new by-line for my monthly … Continue reading

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War & Remembrance

So here I am, once again leaving Berlin, after Mr G conducts some business here. I have been fortunate to be able to visit this beautiful city, albeit with a very dark history, several times over the past eight years … Continue reading

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