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Burnt toast
Leah, Queen's Square | January 2, 2017
You know how sometimes you’ve left your recipe until the last minute and now you’re frantically baking something at midnight that MUST be ready for you to take to work or school the next day? That was me sweating, swearing and cursing my procrastinating ways two weeks ago. I had promised to bring Rachel Ray’s “Crispy-chewy chocolate cookies” for the United Way bake sale at work and as I looked at the batter, I thought “Hmm, that doesn’t look... Read More»

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Preston Kirmess, 1912.Photo courtesy of the Cambridge Archives.
Linda, Queen's Square | January 12, 2017
There are some things that you associate with a particular place, some things that are simply quintessential to that locale.  Everyone has their own... Read More»
Book binding at the Taco Stand
Alistair MacLellan of MacLellan & Baetz Publishing House | January 4, 2017
Swiping, clicking, tapping. Glass screens are often the cornerstone for everything from social interaction to employment – leaving a gap where... Read More»
tape and record
Phil, Queen's Square | January 2, 2017
When I first started buying music there was really only one choice: vinyl. Sure there were tapes, but they wore out easily or got chewed up by a tape... Read More»

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