Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 30 2012

A film festival submission; another first

Many (over 30?) years ago I submitted a photo to an exhibit and contest in Guelph Ontario… they were reluctant to accept it as it wasn’t framed. In the end they did. And they awarded it first place… with the proceeds I framed it (there were only two prints made from this image and I …

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Mar 23 2012

403 A, eh

The 2012 vintage VW season has started and for me it was with an expansion tank that started to give out. I was expecting it to go some time as it was one of the last casualties from a bad oil change that caused a run-away engine (something unique to diesel engines for those who …

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Mar 21 2012

2012 Canadian Hillman Prize Awarded

Tonight was the presentation of the second Canadian Hillman Prize, an honour bestowed on journalists for their integrity and determination in delivering messages that aren’t always easy to accept. The prize is well earned and has a deep pool of previous recipients. In Canada though, it’s fairly new and is largely due to the efforts …

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Mar 14 2012

From a Camper in NZ to My Camper in Canada

It’s technically not spring yet however the great weather we’re having and that has been forecast for the next week until spring does arrive prompted me to get Babe out of storage at Zef’s place today. She started up right away once the batteries were all reconnected and only wanted a little air in the …

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