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Coaching debate has its perks. Last weekend I attended the Oxford Cup nationals at Selwyn House, Montreal, whose alumni include Charles Taylor and Jonathan Kay. I chaired a couple rounds of debate as a judge and found the top teams to be exceptional. 615 more words

Life In General

What Makes You Cry, Pt. 2

Earlier this year, a roughly 2-minute video surfaced online that showed a Prius owner significantly cussing out an truck owner.  While an internet video of one person being cussed out by another is sadly not that unusual, these circumstances were a little unique.   935 more words


Review: Grandad, Me...and Teddy Too.

Grandad, Me… and Teddy too is the latest play to grace Polka’s Adventure Theatre in Wimbledon. It tells the story of Mia, as she eagerly awaits the arrival of her Grandad, who will be flying over to visit all the way from Argentina.   311 more words

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Wow, I haven’t posted in a while. I’m so sorry…I’m the worst blogger ever :P

Things have been really busy with university and I’ve been really enjoying the distraction. 284 more words


The Parthenon Marbles

Following on from my most recent trip to the British Museum, I wanted to do a post about the Parthenon room. It houses the Parthenon marbles, also known as the Elgin marbles (named after the Earl of Elgin who bought the sculptures during excavation in Greece). 304 more words

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Placemaking in Nairobi: Making Great Public Places Together, Nov. 28 2014 @ Alliance Francaise

Placemaking in Nairobi: Making Great Public Places Together

Date: Friday, November 28, 2014
Venue: Alliance Francaise, Multi-Purpose Room
Time: 5.30 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.


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Torture and Facebook

In my last post I informed all of you I’d be writing an essay on torture for my final in writing 122. As I was doing research for the topic I came across a great old article from the… 426 more words