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Monthly archives for December, 2005

Rare Holmes Movies for Free

Rare Holmes Movies for Free
My big Christmas gift to myself came as a result of wandering through the Mystery section of PublicDomainTorrents.com. While my collection of Sherlock Holmes DVDs are well rounded-out with Brett, Rathbone and others, some of the earliest films have always eluded me, and in particular those of Wontner and Owen as the Master Detective. I did f [...]

Photograph: The Derelict S. S. Kyle

Photograph: The Derelict S. S. Kyle
Running errands today, and I couldn’t resist going down the road to Harbour Grace to take a photograph through all the rain and mist of the S. S. Kyle, an ancient Newfoundland coastal steamer that was stranded upon a sand bar during a storm nearly four decades ago, and there remains. The coal-burning vessel, launched in 1913 and once t [...]

Tinderbox Sparks and Flames

Perhaps I’m just hopelessly naive, but I normally try to assume the best intentions from people (at least, most days… sometimes an ill wind has been known to blow from my direction, however briefly, and I try to make amends when that happens). I tend to believe that everybody is intrinsically good, but that folks often make mistak [...]

Tinderbox as a Writer’s Tool

Tinderbox as a Writer’s Tool
For a year or so now, I’ve been evaluating quite a number of digital brainstorming tools in order to find one that best serves the way I think, the way I make associations, and the way in which I like to fiddle with vague and ethereal ideas before they become solid. I’ve tried plain text editors, wikis, various mind-mapping tools [...]
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Driving in Yellowknife

Driving in Yellowknife

At the Snow Castle

At the Snow Castle

Musk Ox Skull

Thaw 4

Cameron River, Early Spring

Thaw 3

Thaw 2

Thaw 1

Yellowknife, Past Midnight

Durrell Wharf, Newfoundland

Rose Hips in Autumn

The Coming of the Storm

Water Lilies

A Zen Moment

Twillingate Lighthouse

Winter Brook

Irises 1

Irises 2