Posts Tagged ‘Hornby Island’

Dog days of summer, and cabins on the coast

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Recent radio silence has been the result of being either too busy in the city, or too unbusy and computerless while on various islands.

Today I learned that the term dog days is very old, a translation from the latin dies caniculares. It refers to “the hottest, most sultry days of summer in late August.

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Alastair Heseltine woodpile

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Alastair Heseltine, sculptor, Hornby Island, British Columbia.

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