Stepping off the edge

Just south of Torbay is the community of Outer Cove. Following Marine Drive will take you to a quiet little road called “Doran’s Lane”, at the end of which is the trail to Torbay Point and The Cobbler. This may be one of my favourite spots in the area of Torbay. It’s about a two-kilometer…

Berg worshippers

One of the icebergs that has been hovering just off the coast nestled itself into Tor Bay today, strewing bergy bits throughout the cove and attracting photographers and sight-seers of all sorts. Two women donned wetsuits (or possibly dry suits), hauled surfboards out of the back of a pickup truck, and paddled out a good…

Yesterday….

Think of these as the “before” pictures….. Rowan and I walked home from Middle Cove Beach, yesterday afternoon. There was some slub ice on the beach. Some bits were floaty… But we wanted a closer look at that little berg and headed up the East Coast Trail (heading north). And got the look we wanted!!…

Roads go ever on and on…

Roads go ever ever on, Over rock and under tree, By caves where never sun has shone, By streams that never find the sea; Over snow by winter sown, And through the merry flowers of June, Over grass and over stone, And under mountains in the moon. – J.R.R. Tolkien* One of my favourite sorts…

I must go down to the seas again…

With apologies to John Masefield*! Middle Cove beach, in the morning sunlight, is a marvelous place to be. Especially on a blue-sky day with, “the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.” I wanted to play with the burst mode feature and shutter priority, as well as to get a feel for…