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Archive for November, 2010



In London. . .

Published on November 22, 2010

I am in London for the week and Oxford for the weekend, consulting Ethiopic manuscripts. I will not be updating the site and will rarely check my email during this time.


Hermit, Festival of Maryam Tsion, Axum, Ethiopia, 2009

Published on November 18, 2010

An eremite watches the celebrations outside of the church compound of Maryam Tsion (St. Mary of Zion), the holiest church in Ethiopia, and supposed resting place of the Ark of the Covenant. The yearly festival of St. Mary is the premiere holiday in Axum.


Nun, Festival of Maryam Tsion, Axum, Ethiopia, 2009

Published on November 17, 2010

A nun rests upon her staff while watching the celebrations in honor of St. Mary of Zion, Axum’s high holy day, and the celebration of the patron of Ethiopia’s most important church.


Market Cat #2, Mek’ele, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2009

Published on November 16, 2010

A cat sits leashed to its stand, at the prouduce section of the main market in Mek’lele.


Cafe Scene, Mek’ele, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2009

Published on November 15, 2010

A bike leans against a mural depicting traditional outdoor teaching in the courtyard of a cafe in Mek’ele where I spent a fair amount of time.


Clearwater Trail, White Lake Provincial Park, Ontario, 2010

Published on November 12, 2010

A quiet early morning walk through the woods of Northern Ontario, back in the Summer.


Stained Glass, Soldiers’ Tower, University of Toronto, Remembrance Day, 2010

Published on November 11, 2010

The stained glass windows in the Memorial Room of Soldiers’ Tower, built to honor the memory of the 1,185 members of the University of Toronto who gave their life in the First World War, and expanded to honor those who fell in the Second. Symbolizing the sacrifice, and memorializing the honoured dead, the windows are […]


Wreaths and Names, University of Toronto, Remembrance Day, 2010

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Wreaths from various colleges and university organizations are laid before the wall upon which the names of members of University of Toronto who died in the First World War, on Rememberance Day, 2010. The inscription on the wall wherein are inscribed the names of members of the University of Toronto who fell in the First […]


Mushroom, Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada 2010

Published on November 10, 2010

Moose, Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada 2010

Published on November 9, 2010

Just as the light was fading, we came across this cow and calf alongside the track portion of the Track and Tower trail, causing a stop that meant we had to make the last of the trip in the dark. The light was almost gone, the rain slanted into the lens of the camera, so […]




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