Owls that foretell the future

Owls that foretell the future

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in Animals & wildlife | No Comments

It’s one thing to find the perfect place to hide away, it’s another thing to discover the bird and capture it in an image that is simply beautiful. Patience and the eye of Michelangelo – “for the hands execute, but the eye judges” – accompanied the photo camera of nature and wildlife photographer Graham McGeorge, […]

A rust brown start of Scandinavian spring

A rust brown start of Scandinavian spring

Posted by on Jun 13, 2015 in Nature | No Comments

Nature’s colors arrange for renewal at the beginning of a Scandinavian spring. The grayish green of the reindeer moss, the vivid green of the young spruces, the rust brown of grass. And the birch trees are shown as a haze of purple, stretched out along the hills. Small, tiny spruces are fighting over territory, feverishly […]

Exploring beyond frontiers – Part 2

Exploring beyond frontiers – Part 2

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in In search of | No Comments

Compared to the achievements of Isabella Bird, most of our so called adventurous travels are easy walks in the park.  The independent-minded Bird (1831-1904) was the first woman to be elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. She visited Australia, the USA and Asia, the extensive travels of this nineteenth century explorer, traveler, writer and […]