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Return to Montreal

August 13, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I think of all the cities in North America, Montreal ranks as my favourite. With its eclectic ethnic cuisine, its vibrant music scene and its Francophonic pride, the capital of the Quebec region of Canada is the perfect blend of modernity and quaintness. Renowned for its plethora of churches, it easily competes with Prague in degree if not in kind.
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Jersey City more than 2 years later

August 06, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Returning to Jersey City after more than two years provided me an opportunity to visit all my old haunts and use the Fuji X70 after a hiatus of at least eight months. Though much has changed, much abides. While the slow gentrification of the city has resulted in much that is welcome, the urban development spree - visible evidence of which is everyw...
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Ricoh Forum RIP

June 24, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I was very sad to learn that the lights finally went out at www.ricohforum.com this month. The website, though patronised by some great photographers - amateur and professional over the years - has been facing both a user and fund crisis for some time. For more than decade it has served the needs of Ricoh users very well. Whether you were an origin...
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Travels in Serendip: A short Photo Essay

June 16, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
My first visit to Sri Lanka involved a road trip that started at 2AM in Colombo, and continued for 9 days along a route that took in historic Dambulla in the north, the old capital Kandy, the tea growing regions around Newara Eliya, the southern coast and the beaches between colonial Galle and Bentota and finally, a short stay in Colombo itself whe...
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