Tag Archives: islam

A quick scapegoatery prevention manual

Terrorist attacks struck Brussels this morning, at Zaventem airport and the Maelbeek metro station. An airport and a metro station I’ve used multiple times. Apparently, the attackers were Islamist terrorists. It’s a very scary thought; I or any one of … Continue reading

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Back to Earth/Isanganiro update

As soon as I get excited about something minor– and let’s face it, the holiday season is full of little tiny things to get excited about– new audiobooks, beautiful holiday light displays, picking out the perfect presents and perfect recipes…the … Continue reading

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The best images in the aftermath of the Paris attacks

For those who don’t read French, the Koran translation in the top right corner reads: “Do not kill a human being, for Allah has declared them sacred.”

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I Do Stand With Charlie (ADDENDUM)

ORIGINAL POST HERE/TEXTE ORIGINAL ICI ADDENDUM: J’ai pris le texte suivant d’un communiqué de l’Association Mosquée de la Capitale concernant les attentats en France. “L’association Mosquée de la Capitale tient tout d’abord à exprimer ses sympathies et condoléances aux familles … Continue reading

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I do stand with Charlie.

LE FRANCAIS SUIVRA Normally, I don’t like bigotry. Islamophobia, antisemitism, racism and xenophobia make me angry, even when I hear that rhetoric from people I don’t know to people I don’t know. I even have some atheist acquaintances who don’tunderstand why … Continue reading

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“The community reiterates its most total condemnation…”

Truly unbelievable scenes unfolding right now in my former hometown of Ottawa. At least 3 separate shootings in various locations in the downtown core (War Memorial, Rideau Centre, Parliamentary Library). At least 3 total shooters, at least one still on … Continue reading

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Different neighbours than you might expect

I was shooting photos for a story just now, and as I was leaving I realized that the project which the shoot was for (don’t worry, I will post it here in good time 😉 ) was in no ordinary … Continue reading

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