Posts Tagged ‘harbour’

August sunset in Vancouver Harbour

Friday, August 24th, 2012

I always think of that line from Zora Neale Hurston, Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board, when the harbour looks like this.

Pictures at top and bottom are both cropped from the photograph at middle.

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Never ending…. Tasty chatting

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

That pretty much sums up much of my recent trip to India. Never ending tasty chatting.

Gajali or gajalee (also the name of a famous fish restaurant further up the Maharashtra coast in Mumbai) means  “an informal gathering” in the Malvani & Konkani languages.

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The foghorns which used to seem so romantic

Monday, January 26th, 2009

This is the odd fog inversion Vancouver has been under for most of January. Anyone living close to the harbour is now seriously over the supposed charm of the foghorns, which blew approximately every forty seconds all night long, every night for weeks. Above are views of a few downtown buildings rising above the fog, taken from up in the mountains.

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