Category Archives: Geography

The 6 Basic Characters and the 5 Basic Settings

If you have delved into writing for any large degree you must have come across the idea (or the book) that there are seven basic plots. Now I am not going to tell you what these seven are (some have … Continue reading

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The Canadian Duel

(Showdown at the Number 12 Bus) There I was, embarking on the simple task of taking the number 12 bus. A crowd had built up as the bus pulled up and let out its passengers. That went orderly enough but … Continue reading

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A Perfect Storm of Groundhogs

For the purposes of this article I have used this list of prominent groundhog prognosticators. First of all I want to ignore the southern groundhogs. By 6 more weeks of winter, in my parts it means 6 more weeks of … Continue reading

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How India Could Field the Next Olympic Gold Medal Winning Ice Hockey Team

This is intended as a guide to how India can become the best country in the world at the sport of ice hockey. Firstly, India must struggle through the lower tiers of hockey since they would be just a beginner … Continue reading

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Change of Heart

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Don’t Cry for Venice

Well you can cry for Venice if you are a citizen of that fine city and it is completely submerged in a few years. But I, as a mere tourist with nothing of import in Venice, will not cry. Because … Continue reading

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I Come From a Long Line of Sons

When Quebec was being settled along the beautiful St. Lawrence River it was thought to be a shame to deny settlers the serenity of the might river. So the farms that were built were long farms, all with a small … Continue reading

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Greetings From the Left End of Toronto

It’s angered me at least three times this year that Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph and Brantford have all been included in maps that were said to represent the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). I have always felt that these cities were just … Continue reading

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The Answer to Toronto’s Condo Wall

A wall of condos and other high rises presently blocks part of the waterfront from the rest of Toronto. Real Estate is location, location, location and the waterfront is part of Toronto’s downtown area. There is money to be made … Continue reading

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Superior to Superior

[Most of this post’s ideas are from Wikipedia’s stats about the largest lakes in the world. I was unaware of many of these comparisons until the last decade so I bring them here to you as many more people might … Continue reading

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