From Canada Post, kind of disappointing as a representation for 150 years. Other than the Trans Canada Highway, there isn’t much older history.
From Red Canoe, online.
I started a Twibe (a Twitter based group) for Ontario Blogging Women. We can talk about anything but the idea is to get together in real time, have coffee, meet real people in real places. You can bring the digital world with you but lets see some faces. Update – The Twibe is long gone. … Read more
The sad thing about checking links is finding abandoned projects, like the 24 Hour Zine Thing. The 24 Hour Zine Challenge asks zinesters to create a 24-page zine from conception to final product in 24 hours straight. Zines should be of suitable size and technical difficulty so that this truly is a challenge for individual … Read more
“An idea, like a ghost, (according to the common notion of a ghost), must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself”. – Dickens
My sister-in-law gave me Les Miserables (by Victor Hugo) for Christmas one year. It was a big book, a tome. But, I was curious. I hadn’t read the book, seen the movies or performances. Also, the story is over 100 years old (closing in on 200 years even) and I really like history. What better … Read more
I don’t especially like writing reviews. They are tricky. I don’t like to be negative or critical, it makes me feel petty. But, a review needs honesty – otherwise it isn’t worth much at all. Amazon’s lawyers are willing to go after anyone making money from writing reviews, no matter how small that “business” may … Read more
Jenny Holzer is an artist presenting ideas in words for public spaces. The public dimension is integral to Holzer’s work. Her large-scale installations have included advertising billboards, projections on buildings and other architectural structures, and illuminated electronic displays. LED signs have become her most visible medium, although her diverse practice incorporates a wide array of media including street … Read more
I often think about the future and history. They aren’t opposites really. The future becomes the past and the past inspires the future. But, in between, what do people in the future think about people in the past? All the things we have written… will anyone read them? That bugs me. People may or may … Read more
Hard to resist letting Godzilla run around in the garden, getting those gnomes in order. Pesky garden gnomes have finally met their match in the Rampaging Kaiju Garden Gnome. Made of durable cast poly resin, he’s ready to take his place as the guardian of your garden. Source: Rampaging Kaiju Garden Gnome | ThinkGeek