Author Archives: gdare

Orcas

So, as I mentioned in a previous post, we spent a week in a cabin on Denman island, during Christmas break and, more important, our anniversary. On a day when we arrived, a storm started, with some strong winds and … Continue reading

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Anniversary

It is our 8th year anniversary today. We arrived to Denman Island, just in time before the ferries were closed due to severe weather. We are staying in a nice cabin on an isolated part of the island. Sea lions … Continue reading

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Japan

This is just a short post about a recent big event in my life. Some of you know that I am practicing martial arts for more than 30 years now. Since 2003, I am practicing Nakamura Ryu Battodo, one of … Continue reading

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Perfect Day For Fishing

Eagle:”Mmmmm, a perfect day for fishing… Wait, who’s that?” Otter:”Ooh woo, I’m a rebel just for kicks, now….” Mink:”That’s all folks!”

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19

One of my friends from Serbia reminded me on her Facebook post about one sad anniversary: today is 19 years since NATO bombed Serbia over Kosovo. Sometime in May of 1999 she and her soon-to-be-husband made a 10 minutes video … Continue reading

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Spring, but not yet…

You can feel it in the air. Whenever sun gets away from clouds, and it is not so often in Vancouver, the air got warm, the breeze is calm, the skies are blue. We’ve seen crocuses already. It was 17°C … Continue reading

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Late “End of the Year” post

I mean, totally late 🙂 I planned to make it some time during last week, but we were away, the weather was snowy and cold, and all the other excuses that I can’t think of at the moment 😀 Well, … Continue reading

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Blade Runner Theme Presents

It was my birthday the other day. Usually, I would get up early in the morning, make myself a mug of coffee, open some news web site and spend about an hour slowly waking up. This time was a bit … Continue reading

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Frisky Flickers

Yesterday was a first nice day after what felt like an endless rainy season. It feels like, when it started raining at the end of September, it didn’t stop until yesterday; that it was just switching between rain and snow. … Continue reading

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Anniversary

A small anniversary for me. On this day, December 7, 1986. I started practicing Kendo in Belgrade, Serbia. Thirty years of very interesting and self fulfilling path. members of Kendo Club Belgrade, May 13, 1990. Some people from this photograph are … Continue reading

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