When I took out my dad’s Ricohflex again, I went to Kildonan Park just after an October ice storm that had sheered a number of tree branches. It was a relaxing morning and I brought along my coloured lenses for a bit of fun and science wizardry. Using the red, green, and blue filters, I […]
This past week I took some time to start scanning all the negatives of 120 format film that I have been shooting. The first set are from the first time my girlfriend and I took out the two TLRs that my parents gave me. Dad gave me his old Ricohflex and Mum her father’s Voigtlander […]
Do you tire of all the perfect lives and stories that you see in social media? Then this series is your remedy. Welcome to Life Sucks where I try to tear away the filters of social media and expose the humanity in my day to day experiences. Working from and dealing with depression and anxiety […]
One gift I received for this past Christmas was story dice. You roll the dice and weave together a story doing your best to use all the elements that are rolled. I thought this would make a fun addition to the blog while also forcing me to write odd little stories and keep skills sharp. […]
Sometimes life sucks but you don’t see it in social media. Well, here you go, a laugh worthy look at the downs in life.
John Read sent me a copy of his latest book 50 Things to See on the Moon. I much enjoyed his last book, 50 things to See with a Telescope – KIDS and his new book does not disappoint. Once again Read takes us through the basics of terminology and instruments that you need to […]
I was fortunate enough to get a copy of John’s book from him when we met at this past total solar eclipse. As a science communicator at the Manitoba Museum’s planetarium, I am always on the hunt for good astronomy books, especially ones that are accessible to a younger audience. John Read’s “50 Things to […]