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Why Must Tourists Take Selfies

The selfie is a much maligned phenomenon in photography, particularly tourist selfies. Boomers and my fellow Gen-Xers are the to most vocal critics of the form, calling them ill-mannered and narcissistic.

On the Value of Zombie Walk

Culture Jamming with a Meaningless Mob instead of a Pointless Protest 

Looking Local

So today is one of those typical Vancouver late-Spring/early-Summer days where the forecast is room-temperature warm with rain and sun and then rain again and then maybe more sun. An impossible to dress for day, too warm for a coat, too wet to leave the umbrella at home.

Normally I am just another anonymous commuter at the bus stop. Today, in short sleeves with an umbrella I may as well have had "Lifetime Local" tattooed on my forehead and was everyone's first choice for directions and transit information.

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