Category: Activities

Logee Photography: DIY Pinhole Lens

Over on my photography blog, I’ve written an easy tutorial on how to build your own pinhole lens for SLRs & micro-four thirds cameras. This inexpensive tutorial is great for those who love to experiment with photographic techniques…. Read More

Wild Horse Warm Springs

It’s a romantic idea: a hot spring, secluded and private in the mountains. There’s no one around, just you and the beautiful mountain views, all yours to take in while you soak in warm water and fresh mountain… Read More

Defining “Home”

Several weeks ago, I was at a market selling my photographs. I was talking with a woman from another table, and we were happy to find out that we both hailed from Montreal. “We’re practically neighbours!” she exclaimed…. Read More

Cold Brew Coffee

It’s been really hot in Calgary and as a caffeine addict, this really puts a damper on my morning latte. Of course, brewing a latte and then adding ice is an option, but I always find this ends… Read More

Urban Escape

Last night, I had the chance to try something really amazing: a sensory deprivation tank at Urban Escape. The float tank is an enclosed pool of water, loaded with enough Epsom salt to keep you floating no matter… Read More

Adventures in Glass Fusion

Earlier this month, I picked up a Groupon for a glass fusion workshop at Artopia. A couple of Saturdays ago, I went with my friend Evelyn to try it out. We spent the afternoon cutting little bits of… Read More

Looking for Lille

In my quest to photograph as many ghost towns as I can find, I kept coming across notes about a little gem called Lille, Alberta. Things looked great for Lille when it was first established in 1901. Within… Read More

Travel as a Fitness Motivator & The Long Road Home

I’ve been debating writing this post for awhile now. In the last two and a half months, I’ve lost 30 pounds. Each time someone notices, they ask me, “What’s your secret?” It feels like every time I turn… Read More

Who goes and gets a tattoo just because they dreamt they had it??

I do, of course. Last December, I went a got a second tattoo. I had this dream earlier this year that I was at a tattoo parlour, looking back over my shoulder into a large mirror, admiring a… Read More

Petra & Little Petra

It’s probably my last time visiting Petra. It’s not just because this may be the last year we dig at Umayri in Jordan, but also, after three times visiting Petra, I’ve pretty much seen everything I wanted to… Read More