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Life in the Fast Lane

On Friday night, GC and I went to Elmak’s art show at La Petite Mort Gallery. I meant to tell you about it before the show, so you could go too, but unfortunately I dropped that ball.

Elmaks is the street artist who created the Swap Boxes. The show was great, and GC bought a […]

Our new hobby: Geocaching

One day last year, Carl – who drives the #14 bus – asked me what I’d done the night before. I told him I’d made artist trading cards for swap boxes. He’d never heard of swap boxes, so I explained. Carl said it sounded like geocaching, a hobby he and his son share. I’d never […]

Coming soon: The Swap Box movie

Elmaks contacted me recently to let me know that there’s a Swap Box movie in the works! A short film, actually. He and the filmmaker are seeking input from Swap Box users: they want to hear your Swap Box stories. Find out more at the brand new official Swap Box blog.

I miss having a […]

Duncan’s been immortalized!

Today was a most excellent day. So excellent, in fact, I can’t possibly fit all that excellence into one blog post, so Part II will be published tomorrow.


I went downtown and discovered a new street art installation by Maks on Slater Street just a few steps east of Bank Street. And if that […]