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Tuesday October 21, 2014

20:06 Woman rescued from house fire in Mount Stewart »Journal-Pioneer Local
MOUNT STEWART – A passerby rushed into a home on the Mount Stewart Road today to help a woman get out as flames engulfed her home.
20:03 Have you heard this? (17 Words) » | New Topics
I have heard from a friend that there is an MLA being sued because of an accident....
20:03 Ocean Choice plant sale? (162 Words) » | New Topics ... 76?cmp=rss

Roach said the province is working with a number of partners, including the Souris Port Authority, on a deal with new tenants.

Blaine Sullivan of Ocean Choice said they are negotiating with possible tenants and getting close to a deal.

Something does not add up here.

We have Mr.Roach telling us there is a deal in the works.
Then we have Mr.Sullivan telling us he is getting close on a deal.
Also Wyman's have been renting the freezers in this building.Who are they sending the rent checks too?

Now one has to realize that these two parties are counter-suing each other.
Not only this,from what i have read i have come to the understanding that both think they own the building.
This kind of remind me of a deal that happened not too long ago. ":lol:"...
19:56 [ISL:] " »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
My reaction to Edward Johnson's Bloomberg article, given Pitcairn's recent sordid history of pervasive and culturally excused sexual violence against women, is "good." Sometimes, self-rule is a privilege.

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The descendants of Fletcher Christian and the Bounty mutineers face losing control of their South Pacific island home, as Australia considers stripping the bankrupt territory of self rule.

Norfolk Island, a tiny outcrop settled by ancestors of the mutineers in 1856, is increasingly reliant on handouts from the federal government, 1,700 kilometers (1,000 miles) away in Canberra, a parliamentary committee said in a report today.

“Norfolk Island is effectively bankrupt and self-governance does not best serve the residents of the island,” committee Chairman Luke Simpkins said in a statement. “The unfortunate economic reality is that Norfolk Island is now dependent on the Commonwealth for survival” and the model of self-government, established 35 years ago, has failed the population of about 1,800 people, the report said.

Norfolk, 8 kilometers long and 5 kilometers wide, won’t give up without a fight. Chief Minister Lisle Snell, who heads its nine-person elected assembly, says the island faces a loss of democracy and accuses the federal government of trying to strip away responsibility for education, health and other services without proper consultation.

The sub-tropical island, a former penal settlement famed for its towering pine trees, is steeped in the history of the British Royal Navy mutineers, whose story was immortalized in the 1935 movie starring Clark Gable as Christian.

The sailors set Captain William Bligh adrift in 1789 after his expedition to bring breadfruit back from Tahiti floundered. A handful of the mutineers and their Tahitian wives first found refuge on Pitcairn Island. All but one died, including Christian, within a decade, mostly through infighting or clashes with the Tahitian men who had accompanied them. Their women and children survived and the community grew.

Sea Crossing

When Pitcairn could no longer sustain them, 193 men, women and children in 1856 made the five-week sea crossing to Norfolk Island. Some islanders still speak a blend of 18th-century English and Tahitian. The telephone directory is so crammed with mutineer names such as Christian, Quintal and Adams that people are also listed by nickname, including Lettuce Leaf, Quack and Moose.

The island’s population is now split in roughly equal numbers between Pitcairn descendants and Australian and New Zealand immigrants.

The local government has an annual budget of about A$30 million ($26.3 million), which it raises through a goods and services tax and from enterprises such as telecommunications, the airport and the postal service.

According to today’s report, the island faces a deficit of between A$7.4 million and A$7.8 million a year for the next three years.
19:54 [URBAN NOTE] "Strategic voting: A troubling factor in Toronto’s race for mayor?" »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
The Toronto Star's Betsy Powell reports about concerns of some that strategic voting in Toronto's mayoral elections--perhaps most importantly, people voting for John Tory instead of Olivia Chow in fear that a Chow vote might mean Doug Ford's election--is a bad phenomenon. When I went to the advance polls, after much prior thought I ended up voting for Chow. I like the candidate, Ford is behind Tory significantly, and quite frankly if Doug Ford gets elected it will be because a sizable plurality of Toronto's voters want him. Some sort of electoral reform would be nice, here.

Strategic voting in the 2014 Toronto mayoral race has become a hot and contentious topic — one that pundits and partisans suggest is a symptom of a flawed municipal electoral process that needs revamping.

“The last four years have been such a polarizing time for Torontonians, in terms of the Ford factor, that in a way it’s understandable that the issue of strategic voting may be prevalent for a significant number of voters,” Ryerson University politics professor Myer Siemiatycki said Saturday.

Those in the ABF (Anybody But Ford) camp are struggling with two impulses, Semiatycki said: Do I vote for the candidate I most prefer, or do I vote for the person who has the best chance of beating Doug Ford (open Doug Ford's policard)?

“That’s the no-man’s-land in which strategic voting dilemmas start to play out and, potentially, even become agonizing for voters.”

Brian Kelcey, campaign manager for former Toronto mayoralty candidate David Soknacki, said the message they heard knocking on doors was an “overwhelming strategic voting lesson loud and clear.”

“People said to David, ‘We love you, we love your ideas, you’ve got the best platform, but I’ve got to make my choice based on getting rid of Rob or Doug Ford — and maybe talk to me next time,’” Kelcey said Saturday.
19:51 [URBAN NOTE] "In Steeltown, a familiar refrain on light rail transit" »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
NOW Toronto's Paul Weinberg reports on political controversies in Hamilton over mass transit, something that he notes is related to downtown/suburban tensions as well as to concern by some at the arrival of an increasingly large contingent of Torontonians. Change in Hamilton comes painfully, it seems.

I moved with my wife to the rust belt city in May 2013 after living in Toronto almost all my life, following other younger Torontonians moving here as well because of the cheaper housing. The local realtors’ association cannot say how many former Torontonians are buying up the reasonably priced building stock. The Transportation Tomorrow Survey offers a clue. It reports that more than a third of working Hamiltonians are commuting daily outside this city by car or GO Transit, with about 82 per cent of them headed directly for the GTA.

The migration to Steeltown has picked up to the point that locals complain of recent arrivals infecting the political culture of working-class Steeltown. The current municipal elections have provided flashpoint for that debate over an issue familiar to Torontonians – the car versus light rail transit (LRT).

Brian McHattie, a planner and local councilor since 2004 who is originally from Etobicoke, is running on a progressive platform and has the support of urban activists who want to see more streets like James North in Hamilton. His slogan: A New Mayor For A New Hamilton. To that end he’s released a four-part plan for improving neighbourhoods that he’s dubbed, wait for it, Transit City.

[. . .]

For local activists who have long been fighting uphill battles for two-way, pedestrian-friendly “complete streets” here, McHattie is a bit of a godsend. They see his LRT plan as an opportunity to transform whole swaths of an economically stagnant lower city into neighbourhoods that will attract smart development.

But there’s a major roadblock: the suburban residents on Hamilton Mountain above the Escarpment who find these lower city roads handy for zipping in, out or around Hamilton in their vehicles. That sentiment is often expressed by their political representatives on council who oppose the LRT even with the province potentially willing to pay for it.
19:47 [LINK] ""Lost" Satellite Photos Reveal Surprising Views of Earth in the 1960s" »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
National Geographic's James Thompson reports on two data scientists in the United States who have recovered some of the oldest satellite images of the Earth ever taken. This, among other things, gives scientists a baseline on changes in everything from sea ice cover to the shape of storms.

Scientists have uncovered a cache of satellite images of Earth from the 1960s that had been forgotten in storage for nearly 50 years and that push back the first satellite images of our planet a full 17 years.

The trove includes the first publicly available satellite photos of Europe, the earliest aerial views of Antarctica's ice, and a record of Central Asia's Aral Sea before it dried up. There's also a rare photo of the most powerful storm to hit North America in modern times.

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Earth scientists David Gallaher and Garrett Campbell liberated the data from a National Climatic Data Center archive in North Carolina, uncovering 25 boxes of magnetic tapes and photographic film from three Nimbus weather satellites launched in the 1960s and 1970s.

Gallaher had heard about the data at a conference and called the National Climatic Data Center to request access to some pictures of Greenland. "We have no way of figuring out what's Greenland," came the reply.

That's because the data had never been sorted or digitized. So Gallaher and Campbell took on the painstaking process of digitizing hundreds of thousands of photos and making them publicly available.
19:46 House fire in Mount Stewart traps woman »The Guardian - Local News
The Guardian is currently at the scene of a house fire on the Mount Stewart Rd.Preliminary reports say that a couple lived at the house and firefighters rescued a women from inside the structure.More Later.
19:43 [LINK] "Moonshine Runs Through the Veins of Prince Edward Island" »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
This article by VICE's Ivy Knight circulated on Facebook. My exposure to moonshine culture was limited, and frankly I'm suspicious of the suggestions contained therein to the effect that it's common. Perhaps my parents did just that superb a job of shielding me from some of the negative elements of Island culture; perhaps the writer is describing the Island of a generation back. Fun read regardless.

I grew up in Prince Edward Island with a guy named Merle.* A few years prior to his wedding, Merle, a seventh-generation islander, got drunk on shine and ended up chasing his future wife around the house with a shotgun.

Shine can do that to a person, though.

The wedding didn’t happen for a few years after the incident, and when it finally did, the traditional moonshine punch was scratched off the menu. Moonshine punch almost always appears at weddings and funerals here—it’s simply a part of life. People make it for their own use and to share with friends and family.

The culture of moonshine is strong in poor, rural Canadian areas where people are used to making everything from scratch, cherish a healthy disrespect for politics and the law, and have plenty of acreage to work in total obscurity.

“Even though Prohibition was in place from 1881 until 1949, people could still access alcohol— either by smuggling it in or making it themselves,” island historian and UPEI professor Ed MacDonald tells me. “For much of that history, it wasn’t that hard to get a drink if they wanted one—it was just illegal. To make shine was a way of thumbing your nose at authority.”

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Prince Edward Island is Canada’s smallest province. Nicknamed “Spud Island” for its incredible potatoes, famous blue mussels, and fictional literary heroine, Anne of Green Gables, our beaches and golf courses are some of the best in the country. It also happens to be the last province to repeal Prohibition. Most of Canada turned the taps back on in the 20s, but our island stayed dry until 1948. Keeping alcohol illegal for Islanders almost 20 years longer than the rest of the country became a driving force of dedication to making homemade booze.
19:06 Pharmacists now providing flu vaccine »Journal-Pioneer Local
ALBERTON -- Alberton Phamacy pharmacist Naomi Campbell said local residents are eagerly rolling up their sleeves at the pharmacy to receive their flu vaccine.
19:02 Westisle V’ball Classic this weekend »Journal-Pioneer Sports
Girls play at M.E. Callaghan; boys at Westisle
18:42 Missing kayaker located safe and sound »Journal-Pioneer Local
FAIRVIEW —A 62-year-old man from Charlottetown, who did not return after going out on his kayak Monday afternoon, has been located safe and sound.
18:36 Island teams take part in Codiac Junior Spiel in Moncton »Journal-Pioneer Sports
MONCTON — Most P.E.I. competitive junior curling rinks saw action this weekend at the Codiac Junior Spiel in Moncton.
18:34 P.E.I. Curling Hall of Fame inducts five new members »Journal-Pioneer Sports
CRAPAUD — The P.E.I. Curling Hall of Fame now has five new members.
18:33 Dolphins select club captains »Journal-Pioneer Sports
SUMMERSIDE —The Summerside Dolphin Swim Club has selected this year’s captains.
18:31 Midget AAA Capitals drop the puck at home on a new season Wednesday »Journal-Pioneer Sports
SUMMERSIDE —The Summerside Hemphill Pontiac Midget AAA Capitals lace up for their home opener Wednesday at Credit Union Place, with the puck drop planned for 7:55 p.m.
18:29 Vacation memories made in Summerside »Journal-Pioneer Opinion
To the Editor, This past winter my wife and I decided to take our next vacation at Summerside. At the time we had visited every province in Canada, except P.E.I., and Newfoundland. We have had many rewarding experiences in all out relationships in Canada.
18:28 It’s time for change »Journal-Pioneer Opinion
To the Editor, As they leave their tours on Summerside City Council, Cory Thomas and Tina Mundy deserve a sincere thanks from the citizens of Summerside.
18:26 Conservatives' hopes rest on split vote »Journal-Pioneer Opinion
A year out from the 2015 federal vote, Stephen Harper's worst-case election scenario probably looks like the Ekos poll that Radio-Canada and the websiteiPolitics released on Sunday.
18:23 A little competition never hurt »Journal-Pioneer Opinion
It’s shaping up to be an interesting municipal election campaign for most jurisdictions across the Island looking to elect new councils come Nov. 3.
18:23 Caseley looking forward to first stint as Kensington mayor »Journal-Pioneer Local
SUMMERSIDE – The election might not be for another two weeks but the Town of Kensington already knows who its next mayor is going to be.
18:13 Swift sentencing for Wellington man charged with theft from two Prince County stores »The Guardian - Local News
A 34-year-old Wellington man has been sentenced to 150 days in jail in connection with two robberies in Prince County Sunday and Monday. Jeremy Richard Arsenault appeared in provincial court in Summerside on Tuesday. Arsenault stole in excess of $500 from the cash register at the Richmond ESSO ...
18:11 Wellington man sentenced for robberies »Journal-Pioneer Local
SUMMERSIDE – A 34-year-old Wellington man has been sentenced to 150 days in jail for robbing two Prince County Convenience stores.
18:00 World War 1 - Arrival in Britain October 20th - The preparation for war »Robert Paterson's Weblog
This is the Franconia, a Cunard ship, that was filled with nurses. It was docked along side the Ivernia where Alec and the 2nd Brigade CFA were docked in Devonport. They had been at sea since October 4th and had...
17:58 Curtis wants back on Council »Journal-Pioneer Local
ALBERTON -- Alan Curtis, who served three terms on Alberton Town Council from 2004 to 2012, is looking to return to the Council table.
17:35 Attack on soldiers in Quebec linked to terror ideology: public safety minister »The Guardian - Local News
SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. — Police say a car was driven deliberately into two soldiers, killing one of them in what Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney called an act of violence against Canada that was “clearly linked” to terrorist ideology. Blaney said Tuesday that Canada is taking ...
17:10 Summerside on track to reduce deficit »Journal-Pioneer Local
SUMMERSIDE – Financial predictions for Summerside show that the city is on track to significantly reduce is operating deficit, said finance committee chairman Deputy Mayor Bruce MacDougall.
17:06 Summerside to host 2015 North Atlantic Forum »Journal-Pioneer Local
SUMMERSIDE – Summerside’s history of resilience has made it the choice for the next North Atlantic Forum biennial conference scheduled for September 2015.
16:34 [BLOG] Some Tuesday links »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)

  • 3 Quarks Daily examines an effort to set up an arts and culture centre in Karachi.

  • Alpha Sources' Claus Vistesen wonders if another Eurozone crisis is looming in the near future.

  • blogTO reports on Olivia Chow's call for an apartment building rating system akin to that of restaurant ratings.

  • The Dragon's Tales links to a paper speculating on reasons for the very odd surface of Uranus' moon Miranda.

  • Far Outliers looks at the issues facing early baseball radio broadcasting.

  • Joe. My. God. and Towleroad both note a Russian lawmaker's call to ban the entry of mail carrying Finland's popular Tom of Finland-themed stamps.

  • Language Hat considers the origins of the term "prehistory".

  • Lawyers, Guns and Money notes discrimination against pregnant workers.

  • The Power and the Money's Noel Maurer considers grounds to believe that a continued British North America including the United States would not have been a success. The survival of intercolonial trade barriers would be an issue.

  • The Speed River Journal's Van Waffle photoblogs his close encounter with a red fox.

  • Window on Eurasia notes speculation about a partition of Crimea, considers the need for more surveys of Russian territory to look for natural resources, and observes that Ukrainian refugees resettled in the autonomous republics of Russia aren't required to learn local languages.

15:45 Bernard says luck part of albatross at Fox Meadow »The Guardian - Sports
It was well worth the wait.Kimball Bernard hit his second shot at the par-5 sixth hole at the Fox Meadow year-end members best ball golf tournament.“The ball hit into the hill and then slowly rolled towards the hole,” Bernard explained. “It rolled and rolled, we were yelling for it to get in, ...
15:44 Why Are Canadian Governments On The Wrong Side of Human Rights? »NJN Network
Over and over Canadian governments at all levels are defending the indefensible By Stephen Pate – The Federal Government passed the Constitution Act of 1982 with agreement from every Province but Quebec. The Act contains the CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS outlining various constitutional freedoms like “(a) freedom of conscience and religion; (b) freedom […]
14:39 Like the autumn leaves, my desk is also an array of colours. ... »

Like the autumn leaves, my desk is also an array of colours. (at McMillan LLP)

13:38 Former Mooshead Drouin makes NHL debut »The Guardian - Sports
EDMONTON – The long-awaited NHL debut of Jonathan Drouin for the Tampa Bay Lightning is now a reality. Despite reports earlier in the day that he would be a healthy scratch against the Oilers in Edmonton on Monday, Drouin was inserted into the lineup after Alex Killorn suffered an injury in the ...
13:23 PEISAA provincial cross country results »Journal-Pioneer Sports
Results from Elementary and Junior High races ran Saturday at Mill River Provincial Park, Woodstock.
13:20 Quakers speaking at Discover Your Neighbour’s Faith Series on Oct. 23 »Journal-Pioneer Living
CHARLOTTETOWN – The Discover Your Neighbour’s Faith Series No. 7 continues on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. at the Martha Spirituality Centre, SDU Place on Great George St., Charlottetown.
13:16 Ottawa should be wary of turning surplus into tax cuts: budget watchdog »The Guardian - Business
OTTAWA — Canada’s budget watchdog says the country is on track to run a $3.6-billion surplus in 2014-15 — which would balance the books a year ahead of government predictions. But the Parliamentary Budget Officer is urging Ottawa to proceed with caution when deciding whether to use surplus cash ...
13:04 Eliot River Elem. Colonel Gray High dominate at PEISAA X/Country ch’ships »Journal-Pioneer Sports
WOODSTOCK -- There were still some lingering puddles around from Friday’s rain when the P.E.I. School Athletic Association’s Source for Sports provincial cross country running championships got underway at Mill River Provincial Park here Saturday morning.
13:00 Pistorius to serve five years in jail for killing girlfriend »The Guardian - Sports
PRETORIA, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Delivering her sentence, Judge Thokozile Masipa cited the "gross negligence'' the double-amputee Olympic ...
13:00 Pistorius to serve fives years in jail for killing girlfriend »The Guardian - Sports
PRETORIA, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Delivering her sentence, Judge Thokozile Masipa cited the "gross negligence'' the double-amputee Olympic ...
12:21 Quid pro quo between Mulcair and Dickieson? »The Guardian - Opinion
Mulcair gets Egmont candidate he wanted; plus chance to discuss childcare program
12:18 Plan long overdue to eradicate poverty »The Guardian - Opinion
12:11 P.E.I.’s system lacks money, motivation, challenge »The Guardian - Opinion
By Taylor MacDonald (guest opinion)
12:10 [PHOTO] A rainbow of lights at Barbara Hall Park »A bit more detail (Randy MacDonald)
12:08 Four pianists, eight hands bringing music to UPEI recital hall »Journal-Pioneer Living
CHARLOTTETOWN – On Sunday afternoon, Oct. 26, at 2:30 the UPEI Music Department will play host to a “triple header” at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall. The “Piano Collective,” a group of four pianists playing eight-hand music on two pianos, will make their debut in a performance featuring music of ...
10:54 The Succubus Photo Shoot - Part One. »The Monkey Rodeo
I'm chopping this up into two posts because of how I'm editing the images.

One of my favorite Demon models is leaving PEI, we'd worked together - she was actually the first Demon shoot ever - for about 4-5 years and I thought we needed to do something big for one last shoot.

Since, Julie, the model in question here, liked doing the more pin-up type shoots and I not only had a mould of her face, but of her head and shoulders as well, I figured this was already half done. I was more comfortable doing larger paint jobs since discovering the Pro-Aiir paints - not perfect as they will come off with friction of any sort, but they do work really well.

I also want to point out, I don't do massive elaborate makeups because that's not my market. My market is the Halloween crowd, so I tailor my stuff to not feel too out of reach to that crowd - and I've no interest in being involved in the film special effects industry, too many uniformed people with far reaching unreasonably expectations that I just don't have the patience for. With the Halloween market there's much less expectation usually and a better sense of fun when it comes to makeup.

So this project was much larger scale that I'm used to. Not only was a planning a cowl and face piece, but several horns and spines and crap all over, but fake breasts as well. I was interested in the idea of artificial nudity and how it would read and be responded to - obviously a much more comfortable thing to deal with in general as well for both me and the model.

The idea was set and I have to get it all sculpted, I started with the face, it was easy enough and I don't really recall much by way of agonizing over the design. I did several of the horns and spikes at the same time since I wasn't worried about their overall look - other than they'd be black and sinewy looking.

The breasts were easy enough, I normally use Monster Makers clay, but I thought it'd be too difficult getting a smooth rounded shape - and then another matching one - so I used regular WED clay for that, sculpting the nipples separately since they needed more detail than I felt I could get with the WED clay. They were done with Monster Makers, the idea was to glue them on, seal them and paint them all as one - which worked perfectly.Took a couple tries to get them to turn out in foam latex though.

The biggest challenge, since I don't do larger pieces very often, was the cowl. I did a full face and cowl earlier this year with Julie and it worked out okay. I learned what was a good idea and why, and what was a bad idea and why. I like to learn by doing, not listening to someone else. I decide this time around to make separate pieces, cowl and face. And rather then have a full neck wrapping around - I left the larynx area open to make it easier to slip on - which worked great and was so easy this time around.

The worst part was the horns. I decided since it was open along the front to do do my seam along the middle of the face, not from side to side like it's usually done. I didn't put a lot of details along the top of the skull and back of the neck, so I figured it'd make for a quick decent seam - and it did, it worked great. The only weird angle I had was the horns.
While they turned out well in the mould, for some reason whenever I ran it in foam, they just wouldn't gel and tore apart upon demoulding. I tried it three times. First time was a regular batch of foam, it wasn't enough. Second time it was still crap. Third time the cowl came out okay, but the horns were still not gelling and I was running out time, foam and patience. I was filling orders for Halloween at the same time and it was impossible to juggle so I had to run this when I was running stuff for orders. In the end I chose to cut the ragged horns off of the otherwise decent cowl and ran the horns themselves, attaching them afterwards - they were still a little ragged, but they worked just the same so I was happy.

I think the mould still had some moisture in it and that was causing the issues, I just didn't have time to deal with that though since I was on an incredibly tight deadline.I was doing the shoot on Monday the 20th and this was Saturday afternoon, the 18th. I still had to paint all this stuff up and get orders ready for Monday morning as well.

So it all worked, I managed to get it all painted - I even learned a little bit more about my airbrushed and clogging issues that I had never realized before too.

We had an awesome location, there was no real rush - which was good considering I had to airbrush Julie from head to toe in red. We got the cowl, face and breasts on and began painting. I knew it was going to take awhile, and even though I lost track of time, I think it was around 4 hours. It was tiring and exhausting, but I think it was well worth it. In person the makeup was okay, there were definite flaws - but I know how red holds up on camera so I was banking in it helping fudge the colours exactly how I wanted it to. And I was right, it worked perfectly.

I had to do some cleaning up, the seams were far from perfect, but for the purposes of still photos it was good enough. I won't lie and say these are exactly how it looked right from the camera, they are processed. I cleaned up the edges were needed and decided to add a little extra black to her eyes. I used some big-assed black sclera lenses with a red iris and thought it needed to go a little further.

These are the first batch from post-processing. I wanted to make sure I had some "Facebook friendly" ones to post right away and these are those images. Even though there's no nudity, I'm pretty sure there's at least one idiot out there who wouldn't read, see foam latex nipples and get all upset. I'm not interesting in pushing those limits for the sake of rights or controversy, so this was my solution.

A huge amount of the photos not only turned out, but turned out brilliantly awesome. I couldn't be happier with the results of all that hard work. Dozens and dozens of hours of sculpting, moulding, casting and painting and applying all paid off in freaking awesome Succubus shoot.

It might be a couple days before I get around to posting the rest.

10:47 The gift of life comes from God »The Guardian - Opinion
Editor: Assisted suicide is a hot topic which leaves Almighty Eternal God out of the picture. Where do people believe they go when they die? Some believe we all go to heaven and others that we cease to exist. Hell is left out of the picture, which the devil cheers. From the fat to the fire is a ...
10:35 No easy solution to Mid-East crisis »The Guardian - Opinion
Editor: Please allow this old air defence veteran of the Cold War to comment on our prime minister's bellicose approach to the Mid-East turmoil.Mr. Harper states that joining the coalition to bomb the Islamic State is necessary: "In order to maintain Canada's international standing." He ...
10:33 Government’s duty to protect all life »The Guardian - Opinion
Editor: P.E.I. Right to Life would like to reiterate that it is the prerogative of the P.E.I. government to make decisions regarding health care on P.E.I., and there is no scandal regarding its intervention to halt the establishment of a part-time abortion clinic on P.E.I. earlier this year.In ...
10:30 New wine needed in the wineskins »The Guardian - Opinion
Editor: Recent word about the building of a new retreat house by the Diocese of Charlottetown is good news, made possible by the generosity of a married couple recently deceased.While some might prefer to upgrade the old and attach a new section to the present Belcourt Centre at Rustico, this ...
10:19 LaVie: Explain P.E.I.'s high gas prices »The Guardian - Local News
Souris-Elmira MLA Colin LaVie is calling on the minister responsible for IRAC, Alan McIsaac, to explain why Islanders have been paying some of the highest gas prices in the country.“Why is that you could drive across the Confederation Bridge in September and pay up to eight cents a litre less ...
10:12 Alberton has an advance poll »Journal-Pioneer Local
ALBERTON -- There will be an advance poll for Alberton’s municipal election. The advance poll will be held at the Town Hall on Saturday, October 25 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
10:04 Fax machines and Eastlink lines (48 Words) » | New Topics
Is there some incompatibility between the two? My Brother MFC-240c worked just fine on Bell, but with Eastlink I can't get a dial tone or receive. The jack is fine, I manually switch between the two for phone/fax use and the phone works with no problems. Any help?...
09:48 Expect delays on busy downtown Charlottetown street today »The Guardian - Local News
Motorists are being advised that there may be intermittent closures of one lane of Kent Street near University Avenue today and Wednesday. The closures will be in effect as materials are being delivered to a nearby construction site. Lane restrictions may also be in effect two days early next ...
09:26 Bob Dylan Basement Tapes Complete at $120 Off »NJN Network
iTunes sells the 139-song The Basement Tapes Complete: Bootleg Series Vol. 11 for $50
09:25 Capitals looking for new head coach »The Guardian - Sports
SUMMERSIDE – The Summerside Western Capitals have fired head coach Tim Schurman. Western Capitals general manager Pat McIver, along with the executive board of directors, announced Monday the organization had relieved Schurman of his coaching duties “effective immediately.” “After looking at ...
08:46 German photographer gets ‘fantastic perspective’ of Canadian workers »The Guardian - Local News
Martin Weinhold is focused on workers across the country for 10-year project
08:42 Local Veterans Recognized at Award Ceremony »City of Charlottetown
2014-10-21 The City of Charlottetown honoured eight people for their military service during the 2014
08:39 Summerside holding municipal election night and mayoral debate »Journal-Pioneer Local
SUMMERSIDE –Letting people have their say is a fundamental edict of the democratic process and The Greater Summerside Chamber of Commerce wants to foster that in Summerside.
08:36 Daily Specials for Tuesday, October 21, 2014 »Casa Mia Daily Specials

The Daily Specials at Casa Mia Restaurant for Tuesday, October 21, 2014 are:

  • cream of cauliflower soup...$4.99
  • Monte Cristo, Ham & Cheese on White Toast Fried in Egg & Cream. Served with House Salad. $10.99

Casa Mia Restaurant
131 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE
Telephone: (902) 367-4440

08:33 Extended period of wet weather starts tomorrow across PEI.. »peistormchaser
Tuesday October 21st 8:30am.. A deep area of low pressure that gave that wind to the region yesterday has moved off to the NE and is now located SE of Greenland, meanwhile an area of high pressure is approaching from … Continue reading
08:32 Island Storm begins preparations for new pro basketball season »The Guardian - Sports
Doug McKinney has this National Basketball League of Canada training camp stuff down pat. After all, the Charlottetown native is in his fourth camp with the Island Storm. He’s made the roster the three previous years, but this year the squad boasts a potential much-improved lineup as the ...
08:31 Feds quash joint plans for Charlottetown Experimental Farm »Journal-Pioneer Local
A prime area of real estate in the heart of Charlottetown will remain in the hands of the federal government despite a proposal that would have seen it gifted to the city in honour of 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference.
08:25 Coats for Kids campaign begins »The Guardian - Local News
Clothing can be dropped in depot located in Confederation Court Mall
08:17 More than 300 buoys recovered during clean up of Blooming Point »Journal-Pioneer Local
BLOOMING POINT — A remote section of shoreline in the Prince Edward Island National Park is much cleaner now, thanks to the collaborative efforts of Parks Canada, the Island Nature Trust and the Nature Conservancy of Canada.
07:35 Feds quash plans to gift Experimental Farm to Charlottetown for 150th anniversary »The Guardian - Local News
A prime area of real estate in the heart of Charlottetown will remain in the hands of the federal government despite a proposal that would have seen it gifted to the city in honour of 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference. The proposal was a joint one, put together by the Friends of ...
07:30 Scotia McLeod Retirment Farewell or Public Hanging? »
Shame can encourage early retirement but there does not seem to be any sense of shame at Scotia McLeod, particularly in Charlottetown. Industry insiders are suggesting they would prefer a public hanging of culprits bringing disdain and mistrust in the … Continue reading
07:13 Moody’s Points Canada In Direction of Higher Interest and Bank Profits »
Naturally the balanced budget and world “leader” banking system wins some token mention but Moody’s Bond Rating Service review of Canada points Harper toward higher interest rates. Moody’s is fearing overvalued real-estate in Canada and high levels of personal debt … Continue reading
05:41 SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) Corporate Legal Attacks@ PEI »
SLAPP suits are being used more readily and regularly by corporate interests and particularly Brand Managers throughout North America. There is a legal term for such action; a ‘vexatious lawsuit’, which you have little prospect of winning and you really … Continue reading


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