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The Canadian Rockies Day 5: Adaptation

In recent years, I’ve been asked why, when I take a photo trip, I try to set aside so much time in one place.  The shortest answer I can give is:  weather is relatively unpredictable and it’s extremely unpredictable in some of the best landscape photography locations in North America, like the Oregon Coast and the Canadian Rockies, just to name a couple.  1,466 more words


Saturday 10th October - "Tell me, did Venus blow your mind? Was it everything you wanted to find?" Train

So it’s been it’s been a couple of weeks since I posted but I’ve been working a lot which is really great :)

I am learning a lot at my new job and I couldn’t be happier with it! 246 more words

The five spookiest street views in Canada according to Google

Just in time for Halloween, Google Canada has collected the five scariest street views in the country. They don’t look too spooky to us, but some of the locations have some interesting paranormal activity, and they would probably look more creepy in the dark. 398 more words


Ghosts and guests mingle at haunted hotel-themed events at the Banff Springs Hotel

I involuntarily shrieked twice at the Banff Springs Hotel.

In my defence, I’m easily startled and don’t do well when surprised — particularly when having spent the last half-hour touring the castle-like hotel listening to stories about the ghosts reported to take up residence there.  601 more words


What's it like to get chased by an elk in Banff National Park?

Kim Titchener teaches others how to be safe around wildlife, but she’s had her share of run-ins with the four-legged variety.

At the age of 19, when she first moved to Banff, Titchener was walking home from her job at the Banff Springs Hotel one afternoon when she noticed a large male elk with what she later learned was his ‘harem’ in the nearby field. 371 more words

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Swan Song

Well here we are at last.

Today is the very last day of my 2nd Co-op term. 16 weeks with change.

Now that we’ve reached the end of the road I find myself at a loss for things to say about it. 851 more words

You Don't Have to Wear Your Best Fake Smile

I’m drawing close to the end of my Co-op term and I find myself once again torn between the factions of my life that exist inside and outside the gallery. 780 more words