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The visible scar of a nation: France’s volatile implosion in South Africa

13 August 2014by AndyWoods92

Finalists four years earlier, France where earmarked as one of the pre-tournament favourites in South Africa in 2010. Sadly, the optimism surrounding the squad took a traumatic turn for the worst with an upheaval that disgusted the entirety of a nation, with a strong footballing tradition. 242 more words

Not as boring as I thought...

I love Ottawa.  I love living in Ottawa.  It’s a great place but I hesitate to call it a city.  The word ‘city’ brings to mind places like New York, London, and Tokyo.   284 more words

Letter: Let's maintain current infrastructure

Re: Sir John Carling building destroyed early Sunday, July 14.

There has been much talk recently about the demolition of the Sir John Carling Building, built around 1967. 176 more words

Ottawa

I'm Only One

“I’m a lonely child…”, I’d reply to people when they asked me if I had any brothers or sisters. For years nobody corrected me, “Why yes, you certainly are a lonely child indeed *head nodding/secretly sniggering to oneself*…” Right, I’ll correct myself then. 886 more words

Demolition - Sir John Carling Building, Ottawa ON

It was an exciting Sunday morning in Ottawa today with the demolition of the Sir John Carling Building at the Experimental Farm. Streets were closed off for 300 m in either direction for the 7 am implosion and I was determined to get a nice shot of the action.  178 more words

Adventures

Imploding By The Numbers

400

Number of kilograms of dynamite to be used to implode the Sir John Carling Building

2,000

Number of separate charges

40,000

Amount, in square metres, of floor space… 47 more words

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