Writer, photographer, Teacher, Technician, UAV Pilot

About Tim Kingfisher UAV

Stop Trying To Help Me

The other day I was driving my better half's car.  I don't usually drive it and it's still relatively new so each time is an adventure.  It was a busy day on the main street of our village, so I was parallel parking into a spot with a row of traffic…

October Commutes: A Photo Essay

Along the same stretch of road at 8am each morning as the sun gets less and less. October 1-5  Ice forming on the Theta meant very blurry images - Photoshop made them a bit more abstract but less blurry. Oct 8-12 Oct 16-19 - a thick frost had me stopping and…

Six Wheels Across Canada

Crossing Canada (and we're not even goingcoast to coast) isn't a little trip. Next summer we're aiming for the family cross country trip.  If you live anywhere except one of the largest countries in the world that might not require too much forethought, but it takes over 2000kms and 3…

Dangerously Close to Hipster Cool

The Concours customization continues slowly.  The (too short) Canadian riding season is staggering to a close, so I'm out on the Tiger whenever possible (3°C this morning).  Soon enough the snow will fall, the roads will become salty nightmares and I'll have lots of mechanical time on my hands.  Today…

Ice Fog On Your Visor

A cool, foggy morning greets me as I put on my helmet and stare into a fog shrouded rising sun.  The Tiger starts with a willing snarl, burbling in its strange triple way, eager for the off. Condensation immediately coats my visor as we leap down the road into the…

Does Applied Mean Easy?

Today I was told that my grade nine classes are too difficult and I should make them less so.  I'd never heard this before and this one time it was mentioned in passing while on another topic of conversation so I was kind of stunned by the comment.  Seeing as…