In this week’s vlog, I find myself at The Beaches in Toronto. Lake Ontario didn’t disappoint. This is going to be the last vlog in this series, and in the video I share some of the things that I learned by working on this project. In the end, I think the most important thing that… Continue reading The Last Vlog (in this series)
This week, I spent some time working with long exposure photography. I went out to Niagara Falls, Ontario, and Bluffers Park in Scarborough, Ontario. I got to thinking about how photography influences our perspective on the world.
I went out to Calgary to visit my folks. While I was there, I went around and took some pictures. I never appreciated what Calgary has to offer as much as I did during this trip. In many ways, it’s the opposite of Toronto; the availability of space and access to nature is just one… Continue reading Aly walks around taking pictures of Toronto, and he talks, too | visiting Calgary
Every time I’ve sat down to do some journalling over the last two weeks, my plans for the summer have been top of mind. I’ve been desperately trying to figure out what I want to do with the nine weeks that lay ahead of me. The practice of looking forward with no clear idea of… Continue reading Prongs on a Fork
I was more productive this week than I was last week and I’m feeling good coming out of it. I think that I made some headway but I still have a bit of work to do. Things should start picking up pace here or I might lose interest.
I didn’t make much headway with the podcast this week. I got so far as figuring out what the podcast is about, what you’ll hear on it, and who might want to listen to it. I also only read one chapter of the book I bought, and have yet to answer the question that it… Continue reading Blogging, Vlogging, and Podcasting | Episode 5: What’s the Point of My Podcast?
Last week, I said that this episode would be about advertising, because what’s the point in putting this content out there if I didn’t want people to see it? Late last week, I decided that I needed to narrow my focus when a pang of anxiety struck me as I was trying to figure out… Continue reading Blogging, Vlogging, and Podcasting | Episode 4- Narrowing My Focus to Podcasting
Anecdote In a 2013 study, researchers Kathleen Vohs, Joseph Redden, and Ryan Rahinel found the that a disorderly space can have a positive impact on behaviour. They found that people are more likely to be creative when in a disorderly space than when in an orderly one. They did this through three experiments.
We are living in some strange times right now. COVID-19 has covered the entire globe. Here in Ontario, a state of emergency has been declared. Toronto is eerily quiet. There’s almost a 1984-type feeling to all of this with so much of the information I’m getting coming from the television. I hope that you’re all… Continue reading Blogging, Vlogging, and Podcasting | Episode 2- The Structure of Each Episode