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Hip shots

As I usually preface, Ottawa is far from a hotbed of railroad activity, and when the chance comes to see a train, I go for it. With the local line near my house, I can hear the local freight run … Continue reading

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Textures

On a recent outing to take my son to an appointment, I had some time to kill. Good old quarantine means I can’t wait in the waiting room. So I wandered around the location. I planned ahead, and brought my … Continue reading

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Morning silhouette

I needed to take my son to the hospital for an appointment (nothing serious to worry about). Since I didn’t know how long the appointment would be, I took along my Fuji X100T, should, you know, something interesting happen. I’m … Continue reading

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Lockdown chess

As the unspeakable (because it is spoken too much) virus keeps everyone at home, I’ve been able to approach the camera again. See, for the last year or so, I’ve been heavily involved in local musical theatre as a lighting … Continue reading

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Night Shots

On the weekend we went to a skate path. Basically, it’s a trail through the woods and fields in an area, made of ice. You skate on the paths rather than walk it. We were going at night, and as … Continue reading

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Vimy 101

Throwback Thursday is a thing on the webs and social media. This isn’t. One hundred and one years ago, on April 9th, 1917, in a small snow storm, the Canadian army acted as one unit, not under British rule, to … Continue reading

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Still chasing trains

Today at work, I heard the the train heading up to the Nylene plant. I noted the time and determined a return in five hours, putting it back around 4:30. That is around the time I’m done for the day, … Continue reading

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Beaumont Hamel

While in Belgium, we visited the site/memorial of Beaumont Hamel. The Newfoundland regiments signed up to fight for King and Country in a time when they were their own dominion, not yet a part of Canada (not until 1949). They … Continue reading

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Germany too

While in Belgium and Flanders visiting WWI sites, we visited a German cemetery. Similar to others we would visit, it was in farmland. The vibe was very different (as most cemeteries we visited were, all had a vibe; difficult to … Continue reading

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The Brooding Soldier

The Brooding Soldier is a memorial to Canadian soldiers in Langemark, who fought in the second battle of Ypres. This was the first time the Germans used gas. Of the nearly 6000 Canadians in the battle, 2000 were casualties. They … Continue reading

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