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Jan 03

#1334. In an Asian Night Market

By John Wilson | Art & Creativity

One of the joys of living in a multicultural city like Vancouver is that there’s no shortage of “new experiences” at your disposal. The Human Statue Having a large resident Asian community, for the last 20 summers we’ve enjoyed the delights of an “Asian Night Market”. Imagine a giant outdoor food fair (seating optional) full […]

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Sep 12

#1039. Ghost lake

By John Wilson | Art & Creativity

High up in the Cariboo Mountains of South West British Columbia, on the back road from Barkerville to Likely sits Ghost Lake. As a lake it’s nothing special – you can boat, camp and fish there just like a host of other lakes in this evergreen playground I call home … and there are no […]

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Jul 17

#1024. The Enigma Project

By John Wilson | Art & Creativity

“Enigma – A person or thing that is mysterious or difficult to understand.” (Oxford) A few years ago I got introduced to the work of Abelardo Morell, a Cuban American photographer and Professor Emeritus of Photography at the Massachusetts College of Art. He’s most famous for his “Camera Obscura” project which turns rooms into a camera […]

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Apr 20

#993. Backyard Gems – The Curious Case of a place called Finn Slough

By John Wilson | Art & Creativity , Travel Photography

North American usage: Slough (pronounced – sloo): A side channel or inlet, or a natural channel that is only sporadically filled with water. Much loved and much maligned, the unplanned, unregulated collection of houses, boardwalks, net sheds and boats called Finn Slough straddles the channel between Whitworth Island and Lulu Island on the Fraser River in […]

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