Today, St. John’s is experiencing what will likely be the worst snow storm recorded here, expecting 70cm of snow when its all over, with hurricane force winds. The mayor declared a state of emergency this morning, to keep everything off the road, and snow plows were taken off the roadsRead More →

A photo of some weeds from my Pixel 3 taken as the sun was going down.

Out walking Jill yesterday, and captured these photos while the sun was getting lower in the sky, using my Pixel 3. I think it did a pretty good job, and I’m actually thinking about using it for all my Instagram posts. I’ve long hated Instagram because I’m not much ofRead More →

Oily Coffee Beans - Sumatran Mandheling

UPDATE: Its worth starting out by saying that the tests in this review are too flawed for it to be valid. While the tastes were all mine, I don’t think I’d put much validity into this article. Check this article out for more on my thinking here. I get myRead More →

The light was very pretty as I arrived for work this morning. I wonder… are the fall colours the way they are to get us accustomed to colder temperatures, while making it feel warm though colour?Read More →

UPDATE: Its worth starting out by saying that the tests in this review are too flawed for it to be valid. While the tastes were all mine, I don’t think I’d put much validity into this article. Check this article out for more on my thinking here. I wrote earlierRead More →

UPDATE: Its worth starting out by saying that the tests in this review are too flawed for it to be valid. While the tastes were all mine, I don’t think I’d put much validity into this article. Check this article out for more on my thinking here. Before I deletedRead More →

What is it about the ladybug that makes it so much more appealing than any other beetle? This was a tricky little chap (or chappette) wandering over my patio door. It wouldn’t keep still and without a tripod, shooting 105mm macro was hard to get anything in focus at all.Read More →

It was a windy day, perfect for a visit to one of my favourite places, Middle Cove Beach. Today though, the gulls caught my attention. Shot with my Nikon D500 and Sigma 100-400mm f/5-6.3 lens.Read More →

After 15-plus years of living in Airport Heights, I finally crossed Portugal Cove Road to follow the Virginia River Trail. I didn’t get too far, since I didn’t have a long time to get back home, but I still managed a nice collection of varied nature photos. Mostly taken withRead More →

One of the topics of this blog is coffee.  I’m a little OCD, and it seems that espresso is a great hobby for people with this affliction.  The measuring, the grind size…  it’s all done with a precision to give the barista consistent results each time.  I will say rightRead More →