Category Archives: Cool Stuff

Two Victor’s Update | Crawling, biting and talking

. I might be jumping the gun here, I’m not sure what the protocol is, or what exactly constitutes “crawling”, but my kid — on camera — got into the crawl position, did his frog dance, then moved one knee … Continue reading

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The Samurai bee and the red ninja horde

Even without the hordes of tiny, red six-legged monsters stealthily climbing the flower stems, preparing for the attack, this is a pretty cool shot. But it’s a lot better with the thousands of tiny, red six-legged beasties quietly climbing upwards … Continue reading

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Almost Like Art | The slow death of colour

I really like this shot, but I believe the only thing in focus here is the fly. This ‘theme’ only allows for a width of 640-650px, which means I can’t enlarge the photo to prove it, so take my word… … Continue reading

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How to get your digital camera back after you’ve lost it

. My girlfriend recently lost her pocket digital camera, on the data stick were a months worth of baby photos… maybe two. Which, when you’re the parent of that baby, sucks in large ways. She’s been pretty messed up about … Continue reading

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August is time for the Vankleek Hill Fairomantics

. The Fair is in town. It’s ‘the’ social event of of the year for Vankleek Hill’s ‘tween crowd. From sunset until their 11pm curfew it’s their one chance to be all together in one spot after dark. Pretty much … Continue reading

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Black Dog of the Apocalypse

. Remember the Canadian program about a dog who travelled from town to town, from city to city, solving problems, making kids happy and catching the bad guys called “The Littlest Hobo”? This dog would be in the version made … Continue reading

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