Category Archives: Sustainable Development

Sweat work in the sugar plantations of Peru: backgrounder on film Sugar entered for @rodemics My Røde Reel

Have you ever wondered what it takes to get that sugar you need to get your tea or coffee feeling just right in the morning? These photographs of sugarcane plantation workers in Peru were shot in 2016 (Canon 5D Mark … Continue reading

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The edge of the world: Trump and the #ParisAgreement

The Rose Garden, a normally beautiful part of the White House in Washington DC,  was the sunny scene for a thorny message yesterday. President Donald Trump made it his “solemn duty” to withdraw the United States of America from the … Continue reading

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Fishermen, reeds and boats of Huanchaco, Peru

Little horses (caballitos) line up along a stretch of beach in front of Huanchaco, Peru. It’s around 7 o’clock on an August morning, the winter, off-season for holiday visitors to this popular coastal town about 13 km west of the … Continue reading

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Pescadores, cañas y barcos de Huanchaco, Perú

Pequeños caballitos alineandos a lo largo de la playa de Huanchaco, Perú. Son alrededor de las siete en una mañana de agosto, en invierno, fuera de temporada para los visitantes en vacaciones a esta popular ciudad costera ubicada a unos … Continue reading

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16 pics from ’16: NixonsCan top #photos from 2016

As another year is about to close it gives me the opportunity to post a selection of photos from the past 12 months. As with the previous three years, I have collected a set that recognizes the number of the passing … 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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MRU paints Calgary blue

ColourUBlue Calgary was coloured blue today.  A thousand or so Mount Royal University students picked up some nice new white t-shirts and headed off, running and walking around the Lincoln Park campus in the city’s original colour run. Before too … Continue reading

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