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Mise Tales Thirty-One

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. Waves crash against a lighthouse during a storm named Christian that battered France at Boulogne sur MerSource: Reuters – Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:34 PMAuthor: Reuters   ******************************   The Faroe Islands Are Our Travel Tuesday A serene haven of tranquil waters, […]

Mise Tales Twenty-Nine

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. A beautiful view of the Nazare lighthouse at Praia do Norte outside the Portuguese fishing village of Nazare, Portugal. It is back dropped by what may be the world’s highest surfing wave.Article and photos on the National Post Sports page.  *************************** (Possible)Related posts: […]

Photographing a Meteor Shower

In my articles A Lighthouse at Night and Mise Tales Twenty-Four I mentioned how brilliant the meteor showers were in a lighthouse environment because of lack of light pollution. (Possible)Related posts: Mise Tales Twenty-Four A Lighthouse at Night Supermoon over Lighthouse Powered by YARPP.

Mise Tales Twenty-Seven

  For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. I found two new lighthouses – not manned, but not in my lists. One is:   The Santa Marta Lighthouse and Museum located in Cascais, Portugal   [private] SANTA MARTA LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM BY AIRES MATEUS, CASCAIS, PORTUGAL 1 March 2010 | By Catherine Slessor […]

Doug Clement Photography

All photos copyright by Doug Clement Photography, and used with permission. Doug is a professional artist, videographer and photographer. He is a lifetime resident of Victoria and has been capturing its beauty on film for over 30 years. – from the Facebook page In my teenage years while attending High School and University, and before […]

Night Photos and the Lighthouse

In August 2012 I published an article Lighthouse Under the Stars. Since then I have been very lucky to find night-time photos with  the stars and a lighthouse – not necessarily a Canadian lighthouse, but a lighthouse nonetheless.  The first two are from Mike Salway who has given me permission to reprint them here. Please drop […]

What a Beautiful Picture of a Lighthouse – NOT!

Sometimes when researching an article or photo I come across a beautiful picture of a lighthouse that I just must have for my collection, screensaver, or . . . you know the feeling. Well, I received a PowerPoint file (.PPS) the other day in an email and it had a lot of photos of European towns, […]

Chris Mills – Canadian Lighthouse Photographs

  Canadian Lighthouse Photographs New website is coming.http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/ketm/is no longer online.  Chris Mills1121 Ketch Harbour Rd.Ketch Harbour, Nova Scotia  B3V 1K7     British Columbia | Nova Scotia | Prince Edward Island | New Brunswick | Newfoundland Chris Mills served as a lighthouse keeper for the Canadian Coast Guard on both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. He is currently co-chair of a committee […]

A Lighthouse at Night

  One of the nicest things about night shift on McInnes Island lighthouse was observing the sky on a clear night. It was always the same, and always different. The same stars were always there, but the moon waxed and waned, comets streaked across at intervals, sometimes an airplane’s navigation lights blinked in the south, […]

Are You Looking for Lighthouse-Related Items?

When I was browsing a crafty website called Completely Coastal which I reviewed earlier I came across an advertisement for Etsy. Searching for things lighthouse, I typed that into the Etsy page search box. The page in the picture below came up. It is page one (1) of two hundred eighteen (218) pages of lighthouse-related […]