politics

Chocolate or Vanilla

October 20th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

I’ve been a bit depressed lately. Enough so that I feel I’ve lost my voice in a way. I usually journal extensively and my photos are generally a medium for my thoughts in some metaphorical manner. But lately I’ve been uninspired because the world has been so disheartening. It seems that the world is just [...]

Day 270 – I never thought…

September 26th, 2016|Photo a Day - The Rest of 2016?|

September 26, 2016 - Without cable television, the computer comes in handy to watch something I never thought I'd be watching. Ever! I'm Canadian, so I really never thought I'd be going out of my way to watch a US Presidential Debate. Until this one. This election has shaped up the way a slow moving train [...]

Day 213 – Pride

July 31st, 2016|Photo a Day - The Rest of 2016?|

July 31, 2016 - That's the leader of my country, the second Trudeau to hold the position, and the first sitting Prime Minster to march in Vancouver's Pride Parade and he clearly has absolutely no reservations about doing so. How cool is he!?! I am proud to be Canadian, and I am proud to call [...]

Looking Ahead (292/365)

October 19th, 2015|Photo a Day - 2015|

October 19, 2015 - Today was voting day, a National Election and, for many, a hope for change. I voted early since I knew I'd be out of town, out in Port Alberni, on Vancouver Island. Many people have been hoping for a change. But what change would we get? Only time would tell. And [...]

The Politics of Science

February 26th, 2014|Just Thinking|

An article in iPolitics caught my eye today. It echoes some of the sentiments I've argued with friends and colleagues, sentiments that sometimes cause people to look at me in surprise given my background. It's been declared that there is a War on Science (great book by the way), media assaults us with stories on [...]