November 2015

  • Springwater Trail Run

    Springwater Forest is part of Catfish Creek Conservation Area and is located in St. Thomas, Ontario. The trails through the forest are absolutely beautiful. This boardwalk leads over a lush bog. There are several foot bridges along the route as well. I only stop at the observation docks long enough to snap a picture. They […]

  • Ward Indoor Skatepark and Shop

    Ward Skatepark and Shop is located at 199 Victoria Rd S, Guelph, ON. It is a warehouse style indoor facility with tons of great ramps and obstacles. It is open year-round and offers membership and daily use passes. This is a really nice half-pipe. This is truly a mini-ramp. I love it! There are all […]

  • Record Collecting for EVERYONE!

    Record Collecting for Girls by Courtney E. Smith Why would I read a book entitled, Record Collecting for Girls? Because Record Collecting is for Everybody! Just like feminism. Both of these are great books and while the former isn’t necessarily about feminism, it does touch on some major issues. Courtney E. Smith explains . . . […]

  • Please Vote for Me

    I have been nominated for a Hamilton Independent Media Award for Best Journalist – Arts and Culture.  Please take a moment to click through and Vote for Me (Voting closes on Thursday) I’m honoured to be nominated and glad my efforts are being noticed. Wish me luck!  

  • Archie Coulter Conservation Area Trail

    Archie Coulter Conservation Area is in St. Thomas, Ontario. I stumbled across it by chance and just knew I had to go for a run and explore. I didn’t realize that there was a formal parking lot a little further down the road until the end of my run. But this entrance was nice too. […]

  • My 2015 Running Season

    I had a lot of fun out on the trails this season. It is the first time I actually have data about all of those runs, however. It is nice to have an app on my phone that not only tracks the distance I run every time, but also records the time, my average pace, […]

  • Grimsby’s Memorial Skatepark

    Shayne Armstrong Memorial Skatepark is located in Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. It has all the typical ramps you would expect to see at an outdoor park. The ramps and obstacles are spread out nicely to allow a great flow when skateboarding. There are several ledges to do grind tricks on. There are three ramps here and […]

  • Catch Me DJing TONIGHT (Brantford, ON)

    I will be DJing tonight in Brantford as part of the MistAitken Productions Double Album Release Party. If you live in or around the Brantford area, please come out and support a live hip-hop show with tons of performances and myself on the 1s and 2s. It’s at the 310 Sports Bar located at 310 […]

  • Divine Styler – The Story of a Hip Hop Zine

    In Search Of . . . Divine Styler by Ryan Somers aka Fritz the Cat Before the Internet made it possible to easily publish and distribute content, and before the popularity of blogs and social media, there were independent, do-it-yourself publications known as zines. Zines were a labour of love for would-be journalists who simply wanted […]

  • Schools Can Be So Much Greener

    When we think of the cost of school, we rarely think of the buildings themselves. It is important to remember that they have both a financial cost and an environmental one. Energy Use “School buildings are the third biggest energy users. A mid-size school district may spend $1 million yearly on energy, a number that […]