Archive | June, 2013

Growing Food At Home – Urban Farmer (Photos)

June 9, 2013


A few crops in my urban garden only two/three weeks after planting. June 08, 2013 | Riverdale Neighbourhood, Toronto, Ontario

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Growing your own food is one of the most therapeutic and defiant things you can do. Green and nutritious gardens all around us make our urban ecosystems work.

Photos by: John Zeus

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Cats Of Tinos Island

June 8, 2013


Welcoming you to the island, the cats of Tinos are the key holders to it’s secret spaces.

Tinos cat
Tinos cat2

My Photos | August 25, 2012 | Tinos Island, Greece | Shot by: John Zeus
Tinos church ruins
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Fitness Program Helps Muslim Women

June 6, 2013

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A new women’s-only fitness program in Edmonton is making a difference to Somali women.

Hear podcast on “Fitness Program Helps Muslim Women”.
Another reason why I love the YMCA, for building strong and healthy communities.

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Turkey – Protesters Hold Mass Yoga Sit-in

June 6, 2013


Turkish protesters who have been occupying Istanbul’s Gezi park for six days in an effort to save it from development take to mass yoga as a new form of protest. The public yoga class in Gezi Park swelled to about 80 people.

Video source: YouTube

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Toronto Port Lands View

June 5, 2013

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3:00pm, May 2013 | Toronto Port Lands | Canada | Shot with my Samsung GalaxyS3


Toronto Port Lands. Looking northwest.

My bike, my beautiful city and one of my favourite spaces on Toronto Harbour.


Colourized Toronto Port Lands


Toronto Port Lands.


Colourized Toronto Skyline looking northwest.


Toronto Skyline. CN Tower and surrounding buildings shot in negative.


Canada Goose

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Democracy in Turkey: Peaceful Protest Turns Violent as Police Fires Teargas

June 1, 2013

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Piazza della Carina

Democracy in Turkey: Peaceful Protest Turns Violent as Police Fires Teargas

Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannon on Friday at demonstrators in central Istanbul, wounding scores of people and prompting rallies in other cities in the fiercest anti-government protests in years.

Thousands of demonstrators massed on streets surrounding Istanbul’s central Taksim Square while protests erupted in the capital, Ankara, and the Aegean coastal city of Izmir.

Broken glass and rocks were strewn across a main shopping street near Taksim. Primary school children ran crying from the clouds of tear gas, while tourists caught by surprise scurried to get back to hotels lining the square.

The unrest reflects growing disquiet at the authoritarianism of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP).

Riot police clashed with tens of thousands of May Day protesters in Istanbul this month. There have also been protests against the…

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