Category Archives: Geography

The Long Game

Canada’s rise in the soccer world, first the gold medal winning women at the Tokyo Olympics and now the men’s team looking like it might qualify for the 2022 world cup of soccer – so far undefeated in the qualifiers, … Continue reading

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The Human Town

Look at this town built in the mountains of Sicily. Yes it looks suspiciously like a very large human. The odds of this, I imagine are pretty low. Sicily is an island in the Mediterranean just off the coast of … Continue reading

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Australian Woman Wakes Up With Irish Accent After Surgery

With such a mind bending headline we hit the streets to see what the average North American thought about this oddity. First we interviewed a woman who wouldn’t allow us to publish her real name. So we will call her … Continue reading

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The Ontario Whale

Take a look at this drawing of Ontario. Doesn’t it look a bit like a whale. Lake Nipigon is it’s large almost cartoonish eye. Perhaps the western part looks too angular to be a head but squint your eyes and … Continue reading

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Gutters Are For Bowling

The television advertisement for Leaf Filter drives me batty. They tell me that they can install over your gutters and keep leaves and other debris out of the gutters. But to me, gutters aren’t a part of the house. They … Continue reading

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Red, White and Chartreuse

I hear Americans saying the red, white and blue all the time as if it is obvious to what they are referring to. They are referring to their flag but to non Americans it is not obvious what they mean. … Continue reading

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IRE Land

While on my way to Ireland from the mainland, I stopped in at Britain. While there, I got into a conversation with an Englishman who asked where I was traveling. I told him and he immediately said, “It’s called Ireland … Continue reading

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Monoliths Forever

Imagine you’re an alien that visits Earth. Your species keeps a low profile because you know just how violent and destructive humans are. You secretly watch Earthlings so they don’t know, and you come to the conclusion that they are … Continue reading

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My -er- Someone’s Utah Monolith

In a very remote part of Utah, people using a helicopter found a 3.5 meter tall, triangular metal monolith. I am hoping they go back so we can find better observations about this mysterious artifact. Firstly I would like to … Continue reading

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Are We In Napoleonic Europe?

Last Sunday, I heard from London, that Paris had burnt Berlin, only to meet its Waterloo and be detained since. Shades of the Napoleonic wars. Napoleonic France (whose capital was Paris), conquered Prussia (where Berlin is the capital) (Napoleon didn’t … Continue reading

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