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.
I grew up a navy brat, fed a steady diet of Napoleonic War era novels like Hornblower, Aubrey Maturin, and Sharpe. But I also grew up reading Canadian novels from another era, the Battle of the Atlantic. Hal Lawrence’s Bloody War and James Lamb Corvette Navy are two books that capture the experience of a colony becoming a nation, a token force –more–
Today was a study in contrasts. I took today off work to finish the trim work in the kitchen. My Dad came over and we worked with his nailgun to get the quarterround and other trim in to “finish the kitchen” which has been something we have been “finishing” for over two years. Around 10am I got an email from –more–
Tonight at 10, with your host, Nora Young, listen to yours truly and Nettwerk guru Terry McBride analyze the future of music as signified by Sam’s Halifax closing. Listen to me namecheck Al Tuck, Jesse Dangerously, last.fm, Halifaxlocals.com and many more on national radio. http://www.cbc.ca/artstonight/