There are gases in mines, does that make you a little suspicious about stories that come from miners and whatever they might see, or think they see, deep underground? Sailors and miners tend to be very superstitious people, working in risky places so deep underground or so far away floating on top of such deep … Read more
First, I found his site, Ontario Exploration 101, via the Curlie listing which had come up as a broken link to check. The link works, if you go past the web browser warnings of gloom and doom. People may miss all his posts because they start from the navigation bar, under the word “more…”. Not … Read more
Rooftopping is not about hanging yourself from the edge of a building. Skywalking has been promoted in the media as rooftopping, incorrectly. Urban exploration is not about taking silly risks with your life. Urban explorers take photographs, are careful as they explore, don’t litter or vandalize and they make it home again to upload their … Read more
Have you ever put together a zine? Do you even know what a zine is? A zine should be creative with art too. Maybe some fiction or cartoon drawings. Personal essays and rants and artistic commentary all belong in a wide variety of zines I have seen and admired. If you were going to take … Read more
This idea comes from The Writer Underground. Write a rejection letter back to the last editor/ publisher to reject your article, blog post or manuscript. Be free with the satire and other forms of humour. But, don’t actually send the letter. Don’t burn any bridges.
I didn’t know about iPhoneography until reading the word on BinaryDad’s Twitter profile. I don’t have a cell phone and haven’t looked into them. One thing I know about myself is the enjoyment of not being entirely connected. I like having that edge of escapism, the hermit in me. So I resist getting a mobile/ … Read more