Category Archives: Heritage

Stepping into the Canadian New Year snow with Peruvian traditions

Heavy snow and a chill wind did not stop the Peruvian traditions last night as we made our family walk with Arya the Airedale around the block (manzana). As per convention, something yellow was worn (beneath the parkas) and backpacks … Continue reading

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Aboriginal #streetart by HeavyShield at Mount Royal University @mountroyal4u

Aboriginal Street Art I met the Aboriginal artist, Ryan Jason Allen Willert HeavyShield a  few weeks ago on Main Street, just across from the Tim Hortons coffee shop.  He was painting his way around the telephone box pinned to the wall. … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Somme and The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace @LeedsTownHall #Somme100

The Somme The Somme. For a long while, centuries, it was just the name of a place in northern France. Somewhere in Flanders, a river running through a quiet valley. One hundred years ago today, on July 1, 1916 that … Continue reading

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Mothers Day May 8, 2016

In celebration of the Mothers in my life Four photos to celebrate four mothers that are important in my life: my wife; my wife’s Mama; my Big Sis Sally; and my own dear Mum. Thank you for everything you have done to … Continue reading

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It ends with a Haka: New Zealand’s All Blacks win the HSBC Canada Rugby Sevens

To end with a Haka meant one thing for the HSBC Canada Sevens Rugby competition. A win for the All Blacks. The New Zealand Rugby Sevens team came out on top of 15 other nations competing over this week-end’s Round … Continue reading

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In the style of Martín Chambi: images inspired by a pioneering Peruvian photographer

  Social documentary photography The Peruvian photographer Martín Chambi (1891-1973) was a pioneer of social documentary photography and what we would now call street photography.  He began his career around 1908, working as an assistant in the Arequipa studio of … Continue reading

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