The Dunes South of Town

Hoar frost paints the fields, dappling a hazy whiteness over winter’s brown expanse.  Waves of snow ripple to the horizon, if not stopped dead by broken hills.  Some creature crawling over the horizon. . . In time it resolves into a figure coming towards me in long robes.  I could change direction, but the gravitation […]

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Is this Social?

  They want your image  they want your soul  as much as you can give  they’ll take it all They want information   they want consent   monetizing us   down to the last cent Like we’re just products lined up on a shelf   a piece of meat   cut and paste yourself Inside out […]

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Car + Clay = Cool

This year’s Nuit Blanche in Ottawa featured a cool installation by Christopher Griffin: Super Nova, a Chevy Nova plastered in clay creations made by passers by.  My friends and I crafted an olden man with a big hat and pipe and stuck him on top.

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Gulf of Thailand

As our time in Asia came winding down we planned for the last few days to be spent relaxing on the beach and swimming in the ocean.  With not quite enough time to make it to the islands of southern Thailand, we opted for the beach resort town of Hua Hin on the Gulf of […]

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Elephant Riders

Elephant domestication has a long history in southeast asia.  We tried out elephant transport on a trek in northern Thailand.  Not the fastest or most comfortable way to get around, but it was cool to get up close to the giant beasts.  I felt bad for our mount though, with the two of us on […]

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Kinh

These are people I met when my friend brought me to a place called Tinh Bien in the far southwest corner of Vietnam.  They are relatives of my friend’s wife.  The boys are 12 I think, a good age to be.  The woman is pressing sugar cane to make and sell a sweet iced beverage.

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