Wednesday, 24 October 2018


"There are two pieces of music, one catchy and one classical, that always takes me back to the Rocky Mountains. The catchy one gives me a dark night in the woods, a little western town, a cafe's interior, and a rotund waiter whose salutation to us was always, "Hallo, you folks!"

(Frederick Niven)

"The Bow river does not slide or rustle like prairie rivers. But brawls across blue pebbles and a greenish tinge in its waters hints of snow."

(Rudyard Kipling)

Monday, 15 October 2018


"British Columbia, the genteel Siberia, that was neither genteel nor a Siberia, but undiscovered, perhaps that undiscoverable paradise."

(Malcolm Lowry)

"The artist reserves the right to remove a blot on the landscape, to change positions of things, to suit his composition, providing only that he does not transgress the laws of probability."

(Walter J Phillips)