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World Wide Photo Walk 2014 — Harpers Ferry

This is the second year in a row that I've partic­i­pated in Scott Kelby's World­wide Photo Walk. Last year I joined a walk at Gettys­burg, this year I stayed closer to home and partic­i­pated in a walk at Harpers Ferry. Orig­i­nally I planned on doing a different walk since I take photos at Harpers Ferry on a semi-regular basis, but I thought it would be inter­esting to view the place from other people's eyes and see what that brought to light. One of the reasons I like these photo walks is that they force me to slow my pace down a bit. I have a tendency to walk fast and snap photos.

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Doctor Who Review: S08E08 — Mummy On The Orient Express

For the last few years Doctor Who has been fixated on high concept episodes. Big, bold ideas of the sort you could imagine people mashing together and throwing out on twitter. There's not a lot of room for subtlety in these ideas though. In fact subtlety is some­thing we aren't seeing very much of in Doctor Who currently. Even the latest title sequence is an exer­cise in hitting the viewers over the head.

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TV Revew: Arrow S03E01 — The Calm

Season 3 of Arrow starts with things in a good place for Team Arrow, showing us everyone working together happily and effec­tively like… well an actual team. This is not normal for this show. And speaking of not normally Oliver seems almost, happy, for once. Which is completely contrary to the normally sulky indi­vidual we are used to.

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Short Fiction: In The Shadow Of The Eternals

Alis­tair stared out of the window at the gargan­tuan struc­ture and scowled. He should know better than to assign feel­ings to a building but it felt like it was taunting him. Looming over his tiny flat blocking out any other view. Making it hard to sleep at night with the constant humming. They were omnipresent.

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TV Review: Supernatural Season S10E01 — Black

The more things change, the more they stay the same. That's pretty much been the rule for Super­nat­ural for several seasons now. They throw in a few twists and turns, but funda­men­tally you know what you're going to get when you sit down to watch an episode of Super­nat­ural. And mostly that's prob­ably what its loyal fans want. Douchey Dean With the opening episode of Season 10, title Black, Super­nat­ural quickly set up the new status quo, which it turns out contains most of the elements that were in the previous status quo.

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The Wolves Of West Virginia Part 2: The Missing Girl

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series The Wolves Of West Virginia

My phonecall to the Shep­herd­stown police was singu­larly lacking in useful infor­ma­tion. They were polite but partic­u­larly unin­for­ma­tive about the missing Naomi. Ongoing inves­ti­ga­tion; pursuing a few leads; no comment.  Someone had just done a refresher course on how to deal with the press. Oh yes, I may have given them the impres­sion that I was a reporter of some sort.

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