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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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hereIsAChurchAndHereIsn’tTheSteeple

Dance until they raise the steeple. Well, maybe not, but there’s a dance for the The Church By the Sea group to raise money for preserving the old Anglican Church in St. Philip’s. It’s an odd story and the headlines … Continue reading

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capeSpear

One of my favourite spots around St. John’s. Sure it’s a tourist trap, overly busy for the brief summer and if you’re out on a Friday or Saturday in the afternoon you’re likely to run into some wedding photography, but … Continue reading

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quidiVidiVillage

Right in the heart of St. John’s is an outport from out by the bays. While it’s undergone some changes and some of the new development is out of character, you can grab a bit of outport without venturing outside … Continue reading

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reflectionsOfGeorgestown

Georgestown or Georgetown? I’m not sure and the signage in the area is of no help as some businesses say George and some say Georges, so take your pick. I’m going with Georgestown. Wikipedia calls it Georgestown, as in George … Continue reading

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goodNightIgor

And I turn the volume up on my iPod, trying to hush the rain slashing against the window. It’s angry and frustrated. The wind howls in sympathy. The siding creeks. You know that part in The Shipping News when they … Continue reading

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