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And Winter Came to Victoria

The jury is out on whether the snow is beautiful or a massive hindrance. UVic declared a snow day and I have time to catch up on my reading, writing, and 'rithmatic (just kidding, I avoid math like the plague). I also had time to take my camera out which is a rare luxury mid-semester.…

Environmental Guilt: What does a cup say about you?

Until you have had a frazzled morning, forgotten your reusable cup, and bought a tea in a paper cup, have run to class, and received looks of askance from your fellow altruists, you may not fully understand the weight of superficial environmental guilt. Of course, my fellow students and I care deeply about our impact…

November: When do we rest?

There is a certain gloom and colour in November days. The cold reaches through into your core and erupts in bouts of shivering. Naturally, shivering is not conducive to clear and steady landscapes so the trick is to time each shot for the moment of stillness after you exhale. Then you can warm yourself on…