Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island

Not long ago I posted about Quamichan Lake and its many moods. The photos in that post were taken from the only place that you can park a car. Yesterday we found another access to Quamichan Lake, this one down a short trail in a beautiful housing development. There was a small fishing wharf but […]

via Another View of Quamichan Lake and Mt. Prevost — Living on Vancouver Island

Vanilla Cake In A Mug

Vanilla Cake In A Mug

Vanilla Cake In A Mug We are still unpacking, so I have not yet started to bake again yet. These microwave 1 cup cakes are a perfect solution for those moments when you want something sweet, without too much fuss. Yaffa said that she wanted a vanilla cake, and that she likes vanilla more than […]

via Vanilla Cake In A Mug — cookingforthetimechallenged

Iceland’s tallest waterfall

Iceland’s tallest waterfall
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Glymur has long been considered Iceland’s tallest waterfall. It was only recently de-throned when a new waterfall was discovered deep in Morsárjökull glacier in 2011. Despite no longer carrying the title of tallest in the country this amazing 198 m (650 ft) waterfall is breathtaking. Its name translates to “boom” or “rumble” reflecting the great sound of this waterfall […]

via The Hike to Glymur Waterfall Iceland — Ashley at Altitude

Watermelon and Peach Caprese

Watermelon and Peach Caprese

We’re big fans of summer fruit so when my wife found this recipe we had to try it. It’s great for lunch or a light dinner and really simple to make. All you need is seedless watermelon, two large yellow peaches, a ball of fresh mozzarella, olive oil, balsamic glaze, kosher salt and fresh basil […]

via Watermelon and Peach Caprese — The Off Key Of Life

Maple Oak

Maple Oak

gather the feathery choir their natural loft high upon branches and limbs maple oak and pine risers adorned with new leafing so many spring voices wear robes in a broad blaze of colors both vivid and subtle soprano and mezzo contralto and bass here and there a uniquely blessed coloratura with infinite range braces up […]

via Oratorio — Poesy plus Polemics

Leafy Greens Smoothie

Leafy greens smoothie

Summer Resolutions New Year’s resolutions never made sense to me. Whether it’s getting back into the routine of school, planning a new fiscal budget for work, or juggling a new schedule, there’s a lot on your plate. Not to mention its cold, and the weather is less than ideal for a new workout routine. I […]

via Leafy Greens Smoothie — Ellie Bleu

Madrid swimming pool updated by Manuel Ocaña with mist, mirrors and plants

 

Madrid swimming pool updated by Manuel Ocaña with mist, mirrors and

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Manuel Ocaña Architecture has added mirrors, mist clouds and overgrown vegetation to a private swimming pool in Madrid, which is depicted in this movie along with a splashing mermaid. Photographer and filmmaker Miguel de Guzmán created a fantasy scene to showcase the features of Manuel Ocaña‘s installation, which was designed to screen a 15-metre-high grey wall that flanks an infinity pool in the client’s back […]

via 3Novices:Madrid swimming pool updated by Manuel Ocaña with mist, mirrors and plants — 3NovicesEurope