The outdoors

Compared with the basic two-line kite I was using before, the Prism Quantum certainly has substantially more power and fine control: I think it also provides enough traction to help with my chronic shoulder pain.

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Yesterday I went to Hanlan’s Point beach with some friends, in part to fly my DC Sport dual control nylon kite: 60″ wide. It’s a fun thing to fly. The only control surface you have is the entire airfoil, and the only axis of motion you can directly control is roll, by altering the relative […]

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To generate exuberant diversity in a city’s streets and districts, four conditions are indispensable: The district, and indeed as many of its internal parts as possible, must serve more than one primary function; preferably more than two. These must insure the presence of people who go outdoors on different schedules and are in the place […]

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Lyra’s Moment of Heroism

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15th NoD

October 26, 2014

in Photography, The outdoors, Toronto

Yesterday evening, I got some photos at the 15th annual Night of Dread, put on by the Clay & Paper Theatre Company.

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My Saturday in Ottawa involved a rather comprehensive trek. Beginning at the home of my friends Andrea and Mehrzad, I walked up Booth Street – past the first apartment I rented in town and the War Museum – and across the Chaudiere Bridge to the Terrasses de la Chaudière complex which includes Environment Canada headquarters. […]

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It’s exciting and impressive stuff.

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This evening I took a bit of time off studying to watch the Clay & Paper Theatre Company’s summer show: “Animal Nature“.

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