We’ll be filming our long-awaited project in Saskatoon over the summer. It’s changed a lot over the course of the year, moving away from traditional fiction towards a more docu-vignette style. The whole family has been working together on projects to prepare ourselves, like the one below!
You would think you’d be able to find a good doughnut in a Canadian Metropolis. We took the kids out a few nights ago, telling them we would get them a doughnut. We refuse to get those sawdust-mixed-with-water-and-covered-with-sweetened-plastic lumps they sell at Tim Hortons, so we did some web searching and went to a grocery … Continue reading tim hortons ruined doughnuts, so we made our own
This video was made by my Grandma Gertie on her point-and-shoot camera. It’s my Grandpa Ralph’s band, he’s on the sax, playing a song called “Lapland.” Watch the dancers. So fantastic.
THE SASKATCHEWAN GHOST TOWN PHOTO SERIES: Well, here they are finally, in all their glory – the photographs from our staycations/holistays in the rural areas around Saskatoon, Saskatchewan! These decaying homes and communities are a rich reminder of the history of the province. They remind us of where we came from and where we’re heading. … Continue reading Who needs Paris when you’ve got Hafford?
Res Nullius is a photo series that uses digital recovery software as an unpredictable processing element in photographic reconstruction. Digital photographs were taken in several Saskatchewan “ghost towns”. These digital photos were then deleted, although the information remained in a fractured and fragile state. Specialized digital recovery processes were used to “recover” the files. Due … Continue reading Res Nullius
“The Crooked Bush is a group of wild aspen trees that do not grow straight up as normal trees but rather they twist, loop and bend into the eeriest of forests. Not ten meters away from the Crooked Bush is a group of normal growing aspens that grow straight and tall.” (Crooked Bush Information Pamphlet) … Continue reading The Crooked Bush, SK
Here are two stories, one by Lindsay and one by Nicholas, both written for computer classes in grade three or five. I’ve preserved the grammar and spelling errors, WHICH IS DIFFICULT TO DO IN THE DAYS OF SPELLCHECK. Enjoy.