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Without a Word for "Animal"

As previously quoted, Kathleen Jamie has written that “there was a time…when there were no wild animals because every animal was wild”.  Her point can be extended by suggesting that there have been times and places where there were no “animals” at all because all animals were individuals (or at least representatives of particular species). 769 more words

Birding in Algonquin Park (Ontario Part 2)

The rest of the time I spent in Ontario was spent in and around Algonquin Park. This is an amazing park which is great for winter finches and boreal specialties (especially the “big four” which are black-backed woodpecker, spruce grouse, boreal chickadee, and gray jay). 1,346 more words

Birding

Turtle Lookout

Taken a few kilometres from where I work, looking out over the Wildlife Research Station’s property.

Wildlife Research Station, Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada

Algonquin, reviewed: Family drama gets lost in the woods

What if Wes Anderson made a movie in Algonquin Park instead of on that island in Moonrise Kingdom? From the slow-motion walking and canvas rucksacks to the eccentric park ranger and silent, stylized skulking across the frame in the distance, that’s often how the father-son-sibling relationship drama… 247 more words

Arts

Daniel Garber talks to stars Mark Rendall and Nicholas Campbell about their new film ALGONQUIN

Hi, this is Daniel Garber at the Movies for culturalmining.com and CIUT 89.5 FM.

Jake is an unhappy schoolteacher and wannabe writer in small town Ontario. 119 more words

ALGONQUIN’S FALL FACE

My first exposure to Algonquin Park was through the paintings of Tom Thomson: Autumn Woods, Blueberry Bushes, and Drowned Land gave me insight into jewels of the park in the fall and immediately captured my wonder. 1,328 more words

Travel

Review: Acts of God


Acts of God by Ellen Gilchrist
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Let’s get this warning out of the way: this is a modern anthology of short stories with a southern touch. 397 more words

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