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Archive for March 2009

Earth Hour

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They should really think about switching over to LEDs...

The lights at Honest Ed’s were off during Earth Hour on Sunday.

 really want to get one of the new LED bulbs to judge them for myself...


Written by Tilak Dutta

March 31, 2009 at 2:08 pm

Posted in Earth Hour

Hart House Singers

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I love my wide angle lens...

Hart House is one of my favorite things about U of T. This is the Great Hall where Tonya’s choir (Hart House Singers) performed on Sunday. Searching for Bobby Fisher was filmed here.

Written by Tilak Dutta

March 30, 2009 at 9:00 pm

Posted in Choir, Hart House, Singing

Go big or go home

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It would make the remote much harder to lose...

Written by Tilak Dutta

March 27, 2009 at 1:03 pm

Posted in Oversized, Remote


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Some wine from the train station LCBO. It’s huge in there. The highlight was the tasting bar.

Written by Tilak Dutta

March 26, 2009 at 3:06 pm

Posted in wine


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Wow. Summerhill used to be considered the north part of the city.

North Toronto or Summerhill CPR Station. Now it’s an LCBO.

What a great building.


Written by Tilak Dutta

March 25, 2009 at 1:57 pm

Posted in LCBO, Train station

Prime Minster of Ontario

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Almost posted to failblog...

Colin spotted this plaque a while ago. We thought someone had made a typo. Turns out it’s acceptable to call the leader of the province the Prime Minister.

From Wikipedia: “The title of Prime Minister of Ontario, while permissible in English and correct in French (le Premier ministre), is generally avoided in favour of “Premier” to avoid confusion with the Prime Minister of Canada.”

Written by Tilak Dutta

March 24, 2009 at 2:15 pm

Posted in Plaque, Prime Minister

Pillow Fight

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Yonge and Dundas square on March 21 just after 3pm – a whistle blow marks the start of the pillow fight.

There were almost as many photographers as pillow-fighters. I admit to being part of the problem and not the solution.

Written by Tilak Dutta

March 23, 2009 at 3:16 pm