Harbour in Mariehamn, Aland Photographer, Johannes Jansson/norden.org Licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)   Advertisements

The lighthouse Bogskar…

…at the southernmost point of Finland penetrating the surface of the Baltic sea…” ‘I am guarding you—I am your support’ – To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf Image found here.   Some Rights Reserved

“The heart of man…

…is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too” ― Vincent van Gogh

“Preserve that secret…

…homey spot in your heart, as sanctuary where dreams may be softly tended, and revived.” ― Tara Estacaan Image: Sheltered inlet at the top of Loch Boisdale cc-by-sa/2.0 – © Greg Morss – geograph.orIg.uk/p/480967

My soul…

“…is full of longing for the secret of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow A beautiful shot I took of Cape Bridgewater back home.

Artist to Appreciate: Steven Rhude

Originally posted on O' Canada:
Steven Rhude, “On the Edge” ~ Nova Scotia artist Steven Rhude is most often characterized as a realist painter, akin to Alex Colville and Christopher Pratt (both also from the Maritimes).  However, Rhude’s representational style is decidedly more nuanced.  A close examination of his works reveals an underlying splatter technique…

Port Mor…

…Isle of Muck The new pier on the Isle of Muck with the Rum peaks in the distance Copyright Calum McRoberts and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Look at me…

…now throw me that chip! Seagulls can be such demanding creatures…

Port Fairy…

…another very good reason to head back home to the southwest as much as possible.

Endeavour: Adelaide to Port Lincoln, day 6

A blog series by Steward John Cowie from on board the Australian National Maritime Museum’s HMB Endeavour replica as it sails from Adelaide to Port Lincoln. See our Sail the Endeavour page to learn… Source: Endeavour: Adelaide to Port Lincoln, day 6