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Fog

This winter was a little strange, it was much drier than usual and strangely warm. What this did mean is it seemed like there was a number of days when everything was covered in a thick blanket of fog. This made for some unique opportunities to put a new spin on some locations I have visited in the past to get some new photos.

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Summer Solstice

After what seems like a very wet spring “summer” is officially here. While it has warmed up it seems that things are still pretty wet. The solstice this week was a beautifully calm (and dry!) night and was a perfect opportunity to enjoy a nice fire down at the beach.

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August Wallpaper

I just realized today that it is a) a new month and b) I forgot to do a wall paper for last month due to being on the road. Here is one for August!

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Spring Storm

The beginning of April here on Vancouver Island started of with a bit of a bang. On Good Friday a unseasonably violent wind storm ravaged the east coast of the island causing some severe damage to property and knocking out power to over 100,000 customers. Although there was a wind warning in effect for the area no one was expecting the 144 km/h winds that did come. I was up in Lantzville for the long weekend and braved the storm twice to get some photos. It turns out taking photos in extreme winds with driving rain is pretty difficult!

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Although most people where staying at home it seemed that number of adventurous people decided to make the most of the stormy weather.

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During a short lull in the winds a number of people did come down to the beach to check things out.
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April Wallpaper

Here is Aprils wallpaper, a little late as I was out of town away from my computer for the long weekend and did not get back until late last night. On Friday Vancouver Island was battered by a violent windstorm which the following photo is a result from. I will be doing a full write up on the storm shortly.

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