Video games, let’s do this

I don’t really play video games. To me, solving hard problems with code is about as interesting as it gets – Call of Duty, by comparison, can’t hold my attention. But making video games? All that is is solving hard problems every day… right? There’s about ten million teenage boys who are desperate to get […]

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Rainy Tuesday

I spent an afternoon with a crazy lady who lived in a van. I think it was a Ford Windstar camper. She served me cubes of cheese and apples while I sat shivering and trying to calm down. My jeans and jacket were both soaked from skidding across the pavement. Somehow I wasn’t bleeding, but […]

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Dan Bouwers

  Dan Bouwers: a school teacher and photographer, and an old friend from summers spent at Roberts Lake, north of Campbell River. I have a deep affection for teachers and photographers, and Dan is good at both. Passionate people are awesome to have in your life – so many of us are content to sleepwalk through life, […]

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Ideas, mostly bad.

1. Sunglasses subscription service. $10 for a new pair every week til you find the pair you like, then you just keep them. 2. Urban camo – tents and sleeping bags, cheap, lightweight, intended to blend in with urban scenery, good for street people and backpackers on the cheap. 3. Two speed derailleur – one […]

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Weekly Report #4

News. I live in a vermin-infested hole so I’m moving at the end of the month. I am not going to Australia, as I previously planned. Victoria is full of beautiful people and I want to meet all of them, go to their houses, eat their food, make friends with their children and borrow their tools, […]

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