Monthly Archives: November 2013

Seattle Soundings – The Dungeness Spit

On the northeast corner of the Olympic peninsula and roughly two hours by road and ferry from Seattle, the Dungeness spit is a key component of the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge. At nearly 6 miles long and growing a few … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

A red bean paste sweet bun.

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Shop Project – Teacup Rack

In Tokyo’s Kappabashidori area I came across a couple of shops selling a staggering array of teacups, and every time I went in I seemed to return home with one or two of them. With some careful packing they all … Continue reading

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Through the camera – the last rose

Located in a sheltered spot under the barn eaves and against the dark brown wall, the last rose of the season recently opened. A couple of days later it too succumbed to a hard freeze.

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Shop Project – Rehandling an Adze

A few miles down the road from me there is a large open space on the side of the road, and most Sundays it becomes a local marketplace for a bit of everything. Often this includes old tools, and every … Continue reading

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2013 Final Harvest

The cider has been bottled, most of the leaves are off, but a glint of red in the orchard caught my eye, and a small basketfull of Cox’s Orange Pippins which had been hiding in the leaves turned into this … Continue reading

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Through the camera – Maple

Autumn is a good time of year to be surrounded by maples.

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