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Public pools to stay open longer because of warm weather

Although fall is around the corner, Montrealers won’t have to put away their bathing suits just yet. Some of the city’s public pools are staying open longer because of the warm weather. 348 more words

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Thursday Doors - The Abandoned Farm Cottage

My offering for Thursday Doors this week is not exactly pretty and certainly not an impressive example of a door but I found this farm cottage on the edge of a quiet lane a compelling subject for a few photos.   174 more words


4 Countries in One Fine Day

This is the story of one very long day:

From San Sebastián, Lauren and I were forced to make a choice. We could take the short route and go directly to Barcelona to meet up with a friend who was flying in the following day… Or we could take the very long, very scenic and very jam packed route that included 4 countries in one day. 751 more words


National plagiarism 2: plagiat national!

In a piece for the BBC this week, I wrote about the insane number of national anthems that seem to be plagiarised.

But I stupidly forgot to mention the biggest example of them all: la Marseillaise. 270 more words