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Remember that Mel Gibson movie with the kid wearing tinfoil on his head so the aliens couldn’t read his brainwaves or something? This isn’t about that movie. This is about signs that contextually don’t make much sense. Okay some of … Continue reading

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theLeaderBuilding

In my last post, I hinted at endangered buildings and places in Regina. While the Leader Building in Regina is not on that list (it is a heritage designated address in Regina), it’s worth a few paragraphs because it’s a … Continue reading

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capitolPunishment

capitolPunishment The year was 1992. The place was Regina, Saskatchewan. They started by pulling most of the bricks off the outside of the structure and then the wrecking ball came. I took quite a few photographs of the demolition and … Continue reading

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icySidewalksIcyBlue

There’s a certain kind of light in the morning and there’s a certain color that comes out only at that time. And only when there’s a little bit of fresh snow on the ground. It’s an icy blue. Of course, … Continue reading

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noviaCafe

It’s been a while since posting, but moving, new jobs, and a one-year old will tend to fill up a lot of time. The Novia Cafe, setting for some scenes from Little Mosque on the Prairie has been undergoing some … Continue reading

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theThinVeil

Fog. It just rolls in. You get little bits of sky, little bits of sun, but when it’s thick it just sits and covers everything. These photos show how the fog really is just a thin band above the earth’s … Continue reading

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tuckTapeCreepsAndMittens

You know how cities design areas for public announcements? How cities often put in decorative lampposts to give a sense of continuity and distinctiveness to specific areas? Red light standards in Chinatown. Black traditional ones in the park areas. Well, … Continue reading

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