the comfort of why

photos

family and me
Reema, as an enthusiastic young driver - ReemaFaris.com

An enthusiastic young driver

Reema, with her son at Ecole Cedardale - ReemaFaris.com

At Ecole Cedardale with Jr

Reema, installing a 2011 election campaign sign, ReemaFaris.com

2011 municipal election

Reema - Playing with shadows - ReemaFaris.com

Shadow play

Reema and her cousin Emile in the quadrangle of Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.

Emile and Me

Reema, sitting on a train with a mouthful of braces - © ReemaFaris.com

Braces on a train

Reema, with her father for Vancouver Opera's Overture - ReemaFaris.com

Gala night with Dad

Reema, with her son Luc at a community fundraiser - ReemaFaris.com

With Jr on the town

 
Reema, an informal grad portrait celebrating her MA - ReemaFaris.com

Happy GLS MA grad

 
away
Reema, at the Forbidden City in Beijing, China - © ReemaFaris.com

Beijing, China

 
Reema, enjoying a sunset dinner in Paris, Place de la Pantheon - © ReemaFaris.com

Paris, France

 
Reema and her son, with her nephew, the Graduate, in Bradford, England - ReemaFaris.com

Bradford, England

 
Reema, enjoying the panoramic view from the Etruscan Walls of Volterra - ReemaFaris.com

Volterra, Italy

 
Reema, contemplating the vastness of the Mediterranean off the coast of Italy - ReemaFaris.com

Mediterranean, Italy

 
Reema and her son Luc enjoying views from Oppède Le Vieux in Provence - © ReemaFaris.com

Provence, France

 
Reema , peeking from behind a National Art Gallery of Canada installation in Ottawa - © ReemaFaris.com

Ottawa, Canada

 
Reema and family river rafting on Costa Rica's Balsa River - © ReemaFaris.com

Balsa, Costa Rica

 
Reema, enjoying a pre-dinner aperitif in St. Remy de Provence, France - © ReemaFaris.com

St. Remy, France

 
as far as the eye can see
Reema captures a view looking east towards Lions Gate Bridge in her community of West Vancouver, Canada - © ReemaFaris.com

Lions Gate Bridge, West Vancouver

Reema captures the Lower Mainland mountains from an airplane window - © ReemaFaris.com

View from the plane, Lower Mainland

Reema captures a beach side view of the beautiful Hornby Island landscape - © ReemaFaris.com

By the sea shore, Hornby Island

Reema captures a majestic view of the mountains around Banff in the Canadian Rockies - © ReemaFaris.com

Canadian Rockies I, Banff

Reema captures the turquoise waters of Lake Louise - © ReemaFaris.com

Canadian Rockies II, Lake Louise

Reema captures the wind-swept palm trees poolside at the Hilton Rose Hall in Jamaica - © ReemaFaris.com

Hilton Rose Hall, Jamaica

Reema captures the beauty of the landscape from the train between Oslo and Bergen - © ReemaFaris.com

Oslo to Bergen, Norway

Reema captures the panoramic view of the Tuscan landscape from the ramparts of Orvieto - © ReemaFaris.com

From the ramparts, Orvieto

Reema shares a picture of the beautiful harbour at Howth just outside Dublin, Ireland.

Howth Harbour, Ireland

fragments, details
Reema's close up photo of buttons for sale at a street market in Copenhagen - © ReemaFaris.com

Market buttons, Copenhagen

Reema snaps a shot of sunflowers in bloom by the sidewalk in Kamloops, BC - © ReemaFaris.com

Sunflowers bloom, Kamloops

Reema's photo is of a country church icon of the Madonna and Child in Italy - © ReemaFaris.com

Country church icon, Italy

Reema's beautiful shot of a water lily serenely floating in a Vatican Garden pond - © ReemaFaris.com

Water pond lily, Vatican

Books and more books - a detail from the Trinity College Library in Dublin.

Trinity College Library, Dublin

Reema's close up of vibrant pink flowers for sale at a street market in Paris - © ReemaFaris.com

Floral market pink, Paris

Reema snaps a photo of her image reflected in a collection of shop window mirrors  - © ReemaFaris.com

Mirrors reflecting, Venice

Reema's picture is of a delicately beautiful white bloom in a Victoria garden - © ReemaFaris.com

Blooming white, Victoria

Reema captures the architectural symmetry and majesty of the historic Olympic Stadium in Berlin - © ReemaFaris.com

Olympic Stadium, Berlin

feasting
Reema's photo of her home-made manaeesh , a Lebanese spice bread topped with za'atar -  © ReemaFaris.com

Made at home, Manaeesh

Reema's photo of her home-made Johnny Cakes, a Jamaican pan-fried biscuit - © ReemaFaris.com

Made at home, Johnny Cakes

Reema's photo of holiday cookies packaged up and ready to present as gifts - © ReemaFaris.com

Made at home, Holiday Cookies

Reema's picture of donuts and hot chocolate at Vancouver's 49th Parallel on Main Street - © ReemaFaris.com

49th Parallel (Van), Donuts

Reema captures the effervescence of French 75 cocktails at Zoes in the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa - © ReemaFaris.com

Zoe’s Lounge (Ott), French 75 cocktails

Reema's picture of the freshest fruit salad served for brunch at Edmonton's Under the High Wheel - © ReemaFaris.com

Under the High Wheel (Edmonton)

Reema takes a close up shot of a mouth-watering pizza she enjoyed at the Torvehallerne in Copenhagen - © ReemaFaris.com

Copenhagen’s Torvehallerne, Pizza

Reema takes a picture of an elaborate confectionary display in one of London's shop windows - © ReemaFaris.com

A London shop, Confections

Reema captures the stunningly vibrant colours of produce for sale in a Florentine market - © ReemaFaris.com

A Florentine market, Fresh produce