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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

December 2005
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Giant Mine

Twillingate Lighthouse

Rosehips at Dusk

Derelict Mining Truck in Yellowknife

Waiting for Spring

Enlightened One

Woodpecker at Cameron Falls

All Hail the Snow King

An Unkindness of Ravens

The Long Vigil

Blizzard and River, Central Newfoundland

Conor Learns Photography

Curiouser and Curiouser

Iris in Gander III

Iris in Gander II

The Sky is Endless

Iris in Gander I

High Over the Mackenzies


Fargo Truck, Mine Heritage Yard, Yellowknife