Expressionism and Abstraction May 2020

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Pulling Back the Blue Curtains. Intrigue at what is behind the blue curtains. Seated Absence. Exploring themes of absence; the empty chair and the partly rendered chair. Empty Frames, Empty Performances. The empty billboard at the QE Theatre with the pandemic cancellations. Geometric Inscribed Layers. I liked the complex geometry created here and how the strong centre elements balance and …

Walking the Downtown Vancouver

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It was an interesting photographic walk in the downtown, seeing how quiet and empty it was with the pandemic shutdowns. A very empty Smithe Street with sun dappled lighting through the spring growth. The curved wood trusses glowing in the early morning light at the Telus Garden building. Looking across the šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square at the reflection of the Hotel …

Kings Mill Walk to The Shipyards

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Early on a sunny morning I walked a portion of the North Shore Spirit Trail along the waterfront from Kings Mill Walk park to The Shipyards. This trail system has been under development for many years and in 2018 they completed this section through the Squamish Nation land. I started in the west at the Kings Mill Walk Park and …

Urban Exploring in Edmonds

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In early May I took advantage of the warm and sunny afternoons and evenings to visually explore the Edmonds area of Burnaby. Here is BC Hydro’s south campus building on a sunny late afternoon. The curved glass wall leads the eye to the patio area. I also liked the mixture of straight and curved in the building and deck with …

Spring in Pacific Spirit

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Pacific Spirit Regional Park is a huge forested reserve located on Point Grey between Vancouver and UBC, stretching between the Fraser River northwards to English Bay. Last weekend we hiked the northern section and included stops at Spanish Banks Beach. It was a beautiful spring day with sun and clouds and the forest was full of spring growth. Starting off …