“After completing the first couple rpm challenges,” he says, “it became less about it being a ‘challenge’ where I’m proving to myself or to others that I can do a thing, and more about the importance of a creative ritual in one’s life.”
Author Chad Pelley
“It really enforced the idea of what is important as a teacher – building relationships with kids and inspiring them to do things that make them feel important and creative.”
It might sound silly to you, but how your body experiences the world changes as you head up a mountain or into the clouds, and it’s a scientific fact that things taste differently at high altitudes. This includes your favourite beer, which maybe you’ve noticed tastes more bitter in a pressurized cabin.
Graham’s death forced her to confront the direction her own life was headed
“They are already expert media consumers. They can sit and watch TV for hours. But I wanted to plant the seed that they can create media, not just consume it.”
The world went online. It made sense. For everyone … but media.
I got into painting and illustration when I was working at a cinema, running the projector. The owner there would paint these Bob Ross style landscapes that I thought were amazing. After that I was a landscape painter for a stint, haha.”
Turn that negroni, daiquiri, or French 75 into something a little more seasonally appropriate next snowday.
“I’ve found there are a lot of people and businesses in Newfoundland who ‘talk the talk’ about supporting local, but don’t ‘walk the walk’ when it comes down to it for whatever reason,” he says.
When we joined Canada in 1949, a solid ferry service, to connect us to our new country, was a condition of our union. Marine Atlantic exists today to honour that promise. But constant toll hikes are becoming bad for local business and consumers.
A guiding recap of 9 years of NL RPM