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Living in apartments for the past several years has been an adjustment. I grew up with a backyard and being limited to my one bedroom apartment and small deck is quite a difference ¬†from the sprawling lawns of suburbia. What makes city apartment life more doable are the spaces preserved so that all urban dwellers […]

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For me the most enjoyable post so far has been the one documenting Victorian images, this collection interested me so much because of the history of photography that the pictures told. In many of the national archives there exists images that show another important development in photography, the panoramic image. I have collected photographs of […]

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Since moving to Vancouver several years ago I have become extremely intrigued by the city’s past. Seeking out what old buildings and remnants of its history that still exist I attempted to gain insight into this city. When I first moved to British Columbia I found Gastown particularly interesting, a feeling only slightly dampened by […]

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Microscopic Monotony

The daily grind, those activities that plague us with monotony, we have all felt it weighing us down as we are taxed by the sameness of it all. The routines we so easily fall into, that modern life often necessities we fall into. The world functions on ordered scripts and prefixed agendas. We slot ourselves […]

Coming Down the Chimney Tonight

As the tunes of wintry nights and romantic gift giving blare from every mall and radio station it is undeniable that the holiday season is here. Living in a country full of religious and ethnic diversity this season can mean many different things. But my version of this time of year is the mistletoe, fruit […]

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Smiling doctors, inoculated with infecting patients

With a soar arm and flu like symptoms I feel somewhat lucky for having survived my latest encounter with the field of medicine.¬†With a trip to Egypt planned and my nagging rationalization that contracting an incurable blood disorder would somehow ruin the adventure I plunged deep into the world of a Travel Health Clinic. Offering […]

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