Marnie and I had a great night out at Nocturne in Halifax October 16, 2010. These are some pictures I took with our $79 HP camera, ISO 400, no flash, usually balanced on a stable fixed object as the shutter would hang open for 2-3-4 seconds.
My short op/ed piece “Afterthought: $800 for 20 minutes of work” was published in Halifax Magazine on Apr 6, 2010 Maybe this has happened to you: you have been doing the best you can to help your community, but something happens, something just so frustrating and stupid that you think “Oh, why does it have to be this way?”
Community vs. big-box schools ECOLOGY ACTION CENTRE SCHOOL closures, and the building of new schools, is a hot topic in Nova Scotia. Itâ€™s a sore spot for parents whose kids face losing their local school in favour of a larger, consolidated one outside their community. Financial savings are often cited for this worrying trend of closing small, community schools and –more–
This dialog, take from Mayor Peter Kelly’s public Facebook page, was captured around 9:55pm the night of November 11, 2011. Update – it has not been deleted, the nice folks at the Mayor’s office have only deleted the stuff on the top page, not the commenting on the Remembrance Day photo album. That is now 280 comments long. I have –more–