June 2014

  • Artists Don’t Have a Never-Ending Well

    Producing art is taxing. It is a process that needs to be rewarded. Yet many people think artists don’t need to be compensated for their work. They erroneously believe that there is an infinite well from which we draw. Art isn’t valued the way it should be in this day and age. Tina Welling sums […]

  • Access Interviews – Live Hip-Hop Radio Archive

    Access is a special segment of Our Show on 91.5 WPRK in Winterpark, Florida. It’s live and interactive radio where we interview all sorts of hip-hop artists and interesting people in the music business. And through the power of the Internet, I am able to be on the show quite regularly without ever having to leave the country. I’m […]

  • A Mixtape to Celebrate 3 Months

      I met the love of my life 3 months ago and time has flown by. Yet, at the same time, it seems like it can’t have only been three months. It seems like I have know her much longer. And it’s a great feeling. Her favourite song right now is All of Me by […]

  • Classrooms are Irrelevant (But Schools Aren’t)

    On April 10, 2008, the Economist ran an article entitled “The New Oases: Nomadism Changes Buildings, Cities and Traffic” I only discovered it because of the book I am currently reading, Six Pixels of Separation by Mitch Joel. I couldn’t help but see how this passage could be applied to our schools and classrooms. I […]

  • Brock’s Route Rail Trail

    Let’s explore The Hamilton Conservation Authority’s Rail Trail today. This trail runs for 32 kilometers and links downtown Hamilton to Brantford. I started my journey today in Copetown, Ontario on Hwy 52, just North of Highway 403. It turns out that this portion of the trail follows the route that Major General Isaac Brock took […]

  • It’s Go Skateboarding Day!

    Today is National Go Skateboarding Day! There are all sorts of events, competitions, demonstrations, and fun for the entire family to be had today at skateparks all over the world. Search for an event near you and go to a local event. Here are some of the great events you can attend in Southern, Ontario. London […]

  • The Fault in Our Stars

    The Fault in Our Stars by John Green I’ve wanted to read this book for quite a long time. I’d heard about the author from a few of my blogging buddies who simple rave about his work. Yet, I’d never gotten around to reading anything from him prior to now. I was finally motivated to […]

  • Gibbons Park – Trails Open London

    Trails Open London was a great event that happened this past weekend. I got to explore a few trails that I didn’t even know about. That was the point of this inaugural event. Gibbons Park was the second site that I visited for Trails Open. It is located only a few kilometers from downtown London, Ontario. […]

  • 4 Ideal Apps for Creative Writers

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the US, the employment opportunities for writers and authors is projected to grow 3 percent from by 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Despite this fact, strong competition is expected for full-time jobs because of the attraction of the occupation. Writers and authors provide written […]

  • Nothing Better than a Good Street Fest

    This past weekend, the main street in Downtown London was closed to traffic and the Forest City threw an amazing Street Party! My campus radio station was highlighting local talent on two different stages along the two kilometers of Dundas Street. There were plenty of vendors to visit and activities to do. I’ve been to […]