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do you remember …

Toronto. Take a break and honour our fallen soldiers today. In Canada, we hold Remembrance day on November 11th with the minute of silence at 11am. During the silence we remember all those fallen who gave their lives to let … Continue reading

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a boatload of testosterone

Toronto.  Our past president and friend Les Jones sent me this interesting photograph from the Rare Historical Photos website showing American troops arriving home on the Queen Elizabeth. Les is both a sports photographer and an author. I had an … Continue reading

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getting ready for the 6th

Toronto. When war was declared in September 1939, my uncle was too young and lied about his age to sign up. He trained in Canada and then embarked for England and more training. Being young, he was assigned less dangerous … Continue reading

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nailed it!

Toronto. In the 1970s while living in Montreal, I saw a newspaper ad and went off one weekend to the English enclave of Montreal West to look at a Kodak 3A autographic folder. The camera complete with case cost $25. … Continue reading

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a Diana for squares

Toronto. Lomography USA is keeping alive film by offering inexpensive cameras plus other optional lenses, some that work on digital cameras too. Their latest Diana Instant Square model uses Fuji Instax film to create square “polaroid” style photos. Birgit Buchart … Continue reading

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PHSC’s Three for Spring Bookmark

Toronto. Journal editor Bob Lansdale came up with a bookmark to remind everyone of the speakers onboard for this spring. Each speaker will be at our Toronto meeting held the third Wednesday of each month. Click the icon at left … Continue reading

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