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Monthly Archive for April, 2008

My friend Ellie has started a campaign and I am here to spread the word. Her campaign is for better access to emergency contraception (a.k.a the morning after pill) and you can find out more at her website http://www.womenarenotstupid.co.uk.
At the moment pharmacists will usually only give emergency contraception to the person who needs it and [...]

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puck that

Thursday night was the end of the hockey season for the Calgary Crunch. We made it to the play-offs but the double elimination format meant that loose twice and you’re out. So we’re out. I scored my first goal for months on Tuesday in a tight 5-4 loss to the Golddiggers but I couldn’t get [...]

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april brings the cool spring showers

We’ve all been places where the long-suffering locals say “If you don’t like the weather just wait 5 minutes”. Back home that can be translated as “Is it raining now? It’ll stop soon, and then start again”. These last 10 days in Calgary though have been nuts.
It all started on the Wednesday before last. It [...]

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large hadron collander

There’s no smoke without fire:

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alarum

My apartment has a smoke detector that without fail goes off whenever I cook anything in the oven. I’ve cleaned the oven numerous times, got rid of the grease etc, but never mind and off it goes. The only thing to do is stand below and wave a tea towel like you’re an extra cheering [...]

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