Welcome to a year in the life of our greyhound/lurcher Styxx, compressed into twelve daily posts leading up to Christmas.
What can I say? How can I put together a compelling list of travel-related gifts in 2020? For Canadians, travel anywhere beyond the boundaries of our home province is a risky, if not entirely outlawed, activity. And it is possible that this will be the state of affairs until late 2021—at best.
For 2020, I have divided my gift ideas into two groups: the Tentative Traveller and the Covid Cocooner.Continue reading
My last post dug into the camera bag slung over my shoulder. Cameras. Lenses. Filters. My creative tools.
As I mentioned in that post, my kit is tailored to the needs of long distance walking where weight and volume are as important as image quality.
But there is another collection of photographic ephemera, the less glamorous bag of technical bits and pieces required to keep my equipment working, to write blogs, to edit photos. It’s the stuff that gets tucked into my backpack, waiting for the day’s walk to be over and an evening of charging and editing and blogging to begin. Continue reading
Christmas is approaching quickly. Here are seven gift ideas for that pedestrian explorer on your list. Continue reading