Seeking a way, through place.

Land, form. The weight of skies and lift of dust, kicking up around our toes. People moving through place. People drawn to crossroads where we watch the movements, the patterns. I am fascinated by the back-and-forth of places and people.

Welcome to this place where you may find elements of meaning, words of possibility, and some places worthy of exploration, demarcation, consideration.

On a slightly different path, I also blog about the urban sense of place over at my urbanist site Rethink Urban and at the citizens' group I founded, Greater Victoria Placemaking Network.

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One place

beach elements

Stand in this one place, one moment, and here are all the patterns that matter. Sky and cloud, crashing sea waves and tiny trickles that slip through fine veins of sand. Tide pulling back. Light and … [Read More...]



A few lines here > from a new poem in the works, "Lacuna." … [Read More...]

What I’m hearing

The stillness of Barkley Sound, early evening, from Sechart Lodge.

Something has shifted. The air remains still but the light slap, slap, slap of water across the rounded stones on the shore just below me has changed. The rhythmic slaps have become a larger splash, … [Read More...]

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