“Getting public input” is a phase in almost every urban planning decision that is made in the developed world. Too often, however, it means simply surveying the existing attitudes of stakeholders, rather than doing what we humans are so good at – thinking, sharing, and being creative.
The act of covering blank walls with murals to deter graffiti isn’t new, but it continues to be a positive move. One such move took place recently in Edmonton (AB, Canada) on the side of a parking garage.
When we step into new places we step with feet shaped by our familiar spaces and places. Our eyes, at first, see only variations on the scenes of our homeland.
Human genomics is one of those big waves of science and change that I have mostly tried to ignore, in the hopes that it will just wash over me and I will come up, sputtering but alive, after it crashes through.
I yearn for unobtrusive office technology. In the ever-faster scramble to create new hardware and applications, technology makers can lose track of the fact that most of us, most of the time, just want things to get done.
Poems of family, of place, poems of loss and startling discoveries. This new Selected Poems collection by Lorne Daniel brings together the best of his published poetry. In the words of international award-winning poet and editor Gary Geddes, “Poetry is the caring-place, where the people, places, values and music come together. In Drawing Back to […]
A runner and a writer, Lorne Daniel pauses to take inspiration from Terry Fox, Betty Fox, and their legacy of courage.
Three published authors of non-fiction life stories share their insights on the risks and rewards of life writing.
A highly unusual injury leads a runner to new insights on what is important in life.
Writing a book is not unlike running a marathon. It would be foolhardy to think one could just set out one day and do it without any practice, without putting in the hours, days, weeks, months or years of training.