Tag Archives: blogathon

Blogathon 2009 – Seeing Cities in Maps

A conceptual post around the tradeoffs of using social versus visual representations of space and information, with reference to the City of Regina Survival Guide and Map.

Blogathon 2009: Public Art: printed, pasted pastiche

This blog post is part of Blogathon 2009, in which I am blogging for 24 hours straight in order to raise money for the Vancouver Public Space Network, an entirely volunteer-run organization who do advocacy and education on the public realm in my home of Vancouver, British Columbia. Please consider supporting by sponsoring me with […]

Blogathon 2009 – On politics and being political

Touching bases on my feelings around deliberate political action in the push for social change.

Blogathon 2009 – Buying, Eating and Living Local: The Home Grown Grocer

I often say that I’m not very good at community, but from what I hear, it might look something like the story of this store. Deb’s business card for The Home Grow-In Grocer states, “We spcialize in only Natural / Organic / Local products of British Columbia.”

Blogathon 2009 – Burrard Street Bridge Public Space Art Intervention

On Wednesday night, me and a number of other Vancouver Public Space Network volunteers put into action the feeling we wanted to nurture: support for the city’s graciousness in making this trial a success, and to bolster positivity around creating a better travelling environment for both cyclists and pedestrians.

Blogathon 2009 – Tools of the Trade

Blogathon starts in 7 hours! I’m happy to say I have a third sponsor from one of my friends in high school. Thanks so much, you know who you are (and that you’re unspeakably awesome)! Please consider sponsoring or lending support to my cause, the Vancouver Public Space Network! Blogging for 24 hours straight, once […]

Blogathon 2009 – Why support public space?

When I look down the list of non-profits that Blogathoners are raising money for, I notice a lot of awfully worthy causes, involving animals, children, groups providing support to people with a whole range of medical conditions and challenges, education, crisis support, the environment, war veterans… at times, I question the nobility of the cause […]

4 days to Blogathon – Peer Support!

Phewf! The clock is ticking….4 days to Blogathon, which means 4 days to drum up good outlines on the posts I’ll be writing. The race is on, in addition to promoting it! Firstly, thanks so much to Daniel Quinn for being my latest Blogathon Sponsor! Remember, if you sponsor me, you can be entered into […]

What does 24 Hours of blogging look like? Rules for My Blogathon

When I ask myself what 24 straight hours of blogging looks like, admittedly, my immediate vision is somewhat grim: I see myself hunched over the laptop keyboard, twitchy from being overcaffienated, bags under my eyes. The words are starting to blur and the impetus to publish takes precedent over quality, coherence, and relevance. As the […]

Participating in Blogathon 2009 on Saturday, July 25th

It’s now official — as of yesterday evening, this blog is registered to participate in Blogathon 2009, a distributed, simultaneous fundraiser for a huge number of charities from all over the place. As you may or may not be able to discern from the name, a Blogathon is similar in spirit to a walkathon. Starting […]