The fear of public speaking is greater than the fear of death. Individuals would literally rather die than speak in front of a group of people. It is one of people’s deepest fears; you are nervous, all eyes are on you and everyone is listening intently to what you are saying. Before 2006, I would’ve […]
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I wanted to share some pictures I took of a Northern Pygmy Owl during the December school break. It was a snowy and overcast day. I thought I had spotted a Whisky Jack, who are very common in the mountains. But it turned out, I had managed to spot an owl who is only seven inches tall. These photographs were snapped with my Canon point and shoot, I wish I had had my better camera with me! I use the tag #birdnerd when I post my pictures on Instagram, I’ve always been a closet bird nerd/ lover but now I share my photographs. I hope you enjoy the photographs as much as I enjoyed the experience.
Visiting the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge to make observations and write journal entries for class has become a weekend routine. I visited the suspension bridge and park trails again, to see if the third time was a charm. After Dr. Dan’s lecture on “Sensation – Perception – Cognition”, I thought it would be fun to […]
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After such a successful first experience of observations at my chosen location (Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge), I wanted to return to see if I would have the same success. I also took the time to walk the trails and fill my lungs with the fresh mountain air. I went on another weekend day, Saturday this […]
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Built in 1912, the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge is suspended 50 metres above the river below and is 40 metres across. The bridge is made of wooden planks and offers a rustic and lively encounter. Having being raised on the North Shore and spending a lot of time on the trails in this temperate rainforest […]
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A joyous Happy New Year to all! The December 2014 school break couldn’t come fast enough… I was so happy to have some rest and relaxation from school. I went to California with my parents and talked through a lot of the things that were bothering me. Those issues are not totally resolved but I […]
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Or in my case… struggling’. Life is full of ups and downs and this year has been no different. I started the 2014 year / finished my first year of the Product Design degree with my highest grades ever. Then I busted my butt all summer in an attempt to earn enough money for tuition and the […]
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