Truly wild

Truly wild

[Destination British Columbia]

Local photographer Ryan Dickie shows us his favourite places to photograph wildlife around the Alaska Highway in British Columbia, Canada.

Vocabulary chunks from the video :

• More often than not I’m out here by myself

• Very nomadic in the way they lived their lives

• My fondest memories

• Along the highway

• The Serengeti of North America

• Take your breath away

• I keep coming back

• A moose

• A wild animal

• Thank you for the moment

• Experience it first hand

• How important this area is to conserve

• For future generations

• Truly wild, untamed and unscripted wilderness

• The way it was meant to be

my soul is in Africa

my soul is in Africa

[JAINVEVO]

Jeanne Galice, known professionally as Jain, is a French singer-songwriter. Her debut album, Zanaka, was released in November 2015.

Black burn. I feel so alone without you boy
now I ‘m here
hanging out in the street
thinking about reactions over actions
walking on the sky of my dreams

Come, come, my baby come
I will show you the world
Come ,come, my baby come
I will cover your nightmares
Come, come, my baby come
I will love you forever
Come, come, my baby come
I will not let you go

My love, I just feel so lost
without you boy
I am yours even if time has passed
Take me away
from this impetuous world
leaving this jail of my mind

My soul, my soul is in Africa, with you boy

My soul, is in Africa with you boy
Looking at the stars
on this diamond sky
giving you my heart
so you can keep it on your mind
floating on your blazing eyes

What’s your strength?

What’s your strength?

soul pancake

How do we persevere against unfathomable odds? Poet Mosley Wotta delves within himself to answer life’s biggest questions, finding rhyme and symphony in the most unlikely places. In the first installment of spoken word with Mosley Wotta, let him motivate you to look beyond yourself.

Until it’s just you…

Until it’s just you…

A beautiful poem by Canadian spoken word artist Shane Koyczan about the wild within British Columbia, Canada

 [Destination British Columbia]

It’s just the ocean.

Until you are pulling your dinner out of it.

Until you see first-hand everything that lives in it.

Until you feel the push and pull of a thing so vast…

It is untameable.

It’s just a tree.

Until you see someone release the art trapped inside it.

Until you need shade from the sun or reprieve from the rain.

Until the night steals the warmth in you blood and a cedar sacrifices his its own flesh to give you fire.

It’s just a mountain.

Until you are standing at the bottom of it.

Face to face with it.

Until you take your first step to the top of it.

Until you reach the summit and stand eye level with the setting sun

It’s just a sky.

Until the stars poke holes in the darkness.

Until the wind pushes its howl through the open air with a wildness so blatant.

It sounds like a song you must dance to.

And it all looks…

So tame.

Until you there surrounded by no one.

Until water, earth, fire and air rewind you to a time you once knew.

Until the world feels massive again.

Until it’s just you…

I see postcards #5

I see postcards #5

 

“I find it incredibly amazing how at every sunset, the sky is a different shade.   No cloud is ever in the same place.   Each day is a new masterpiece.    A new wonder.   A new memory.”

— Sanober Khan

 

 

photography by vocabularyinchunks

 

 

Daily Gratitude #4

Daily Gratitude #4

photography by vocabularyinchunks

 

“In the garden, birds sing, bees hum and the flowers and butterflies bewitch me.

Every bug and beetle, petal and leaf grants peace to me in the present moment.

As I tread upon emerald blades that gently sway below crystal skies,

the garden unveils to me the philosophy of life.”  

― Amelia Dashwood

Weekly photo challenge – The road taken

Weekly photo challenge – The road taken

 

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,  I took the one less travelled by.  And that has made all the difference”   – Robert Frost

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photography by vocabularyinchunks

Read the poem –  HERE  

Poem guide,  suitable to use in class – HERE

In response to this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge The Road Taken
More of my Weekly Photo Challenges
“Poetic Dogs”

“Poetic Dogs”

   [DW English]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • It’s not easy turn stray dogs into photo models
  • His photo series “Poetic Dogs”
  • Animal shelters
  • A four-legged look-alike
  • He treats the dogs sensitively
  • It houses more than 200 dogs
  • He had a difficult life
  • He’s a tough character
  • He sells his photos as posters
  • The head of the kennel welcomes the initiative
  • A pet store
  •  To cause a stir
  • Still life pictures
  • Take something from the past and re-use it
  • The animal shelters are full of photogenic  models