On the new year’s eve, I was walking with some friends around the party blocks along Queen street west, near my house. It was an hour or so before midnight but people were already drunk, yelling and acting funny, but nothing unusual. I’m used to this since I live just outside the nightclub zone.Read this post →
Four years since I moved to Canada, I discus what it means to me.
…If success is measured by inter-personal factors such as love, relationships, friendships, or societal factors such as respect, inclusiveness, equality, etc., then I do think I’m successful; and this success is attributed not to me, but more to Canada and Canadians…
Looks like an array of kilns. The Don Valley Brickworks is a former quarry and industrial site located in the Don River valley in Toronto, Ontario. Currently the buildings sit mostly unused while the quarry has been converted into a city park which includes a series of naturalized ponds. The Don Valley Brick Works operated for nearly 100 years and…Read this post →
On October 14th, a newly arrived Polish immigrant died at Vancouver International Airport after being Tasered by the police. Taser is an electroshock weapon that is used by the police to fire a high-voltage electric shock at the victim in order to subdue his muscles. “Electroshock weapon technology uses a temporary high-voltage low-current electrical discharge to override the body’s muscle-triggering…Read this post →
Ok, this isn’t about the Bigul (adjacent picture) that is played during army parades, I’m talking about Bagels – the donut shaped bakery products hugely popular in Europe and America. Until today morning, I hadn’t eaten a bagel (I was a Bagel-virgin). I am generally fascinated by bakery products – cookies, muffins, cakes etc. There was this Bagel shop I…Read this post →
Before you begin, you must read Gabriel’s The First Ten Things You Need To Know Aboot [tag]Canada[/tag]. She He will address most of your curiosities in a matter-of-fact manner. Update: Sorry Gabriel! I’ll remember it now. Now I have been in this country for 8 months and 8 days (wow! how precise!) and it is interesting to note how my…Read this post →
“For heaven’s sake its just a [tag]calendar[/tag] !”, my friend yelled… My heart raced. I wanted to reply, but I was choked with emotions and I simply couldn’t… All the walls in my room are covered with pictures and maps. My friend got a picture of all of us and wanted to stick it in the place where the calendar…Read this post →