Archive for June, 2008

Wandering To the Bus Stop

Posted: 29th June 2008 by Luc "Sandman" G. in Funny & Weird
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From News of the weird: Faced with its Alzheimer’s residents’ tendency to wander away, the Benrath Senior Centre in Dusseldorf, Germany, came up with a novel approach: a fake bus stop (an exact replica of a real one) out front. Straying residents might be attracted to the familiar colors and design of the kiosk (because […]

Paris Honeymoon Diary: Day 7 and Day 8

Posted: 25th June 2008 by Luc "Sandman" G. in Life
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On our last full day in Paris, our first stop was at the world famous Catacombs. In this former quarry, millions of bones line the walls in a spooky yet enthralling display. This history of the catacombs dates back to the 1700s, when due to disease caused by rotting bodies, the city decided to eliminate […]

For the first time since we arrived in Paris, the sun was out, the sky was blue and it was warm. For our previous 5 days, it was always very cloudy, grey and cool, which is perfect when you’re doing a lot of walking around. The weather was perfect as we were going to be […]

Paris Honeymoon Diary: Day 5

Posted: 23rd June 2008 by Luc "Sandman" G. in Life
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Sunday was the day we chose to go to the Palace of Versailles, the royal palace that was erected by Louis XIV in 1669.  Louis XIV aka the Sun King, moved the royal court and parliament from Paris to Versailles in order to completely control a government of France by absolute personal rule. The palace […]

1,000,000 Live

Posted: 23rd June 2008 by Luc "Sandman" G. in Music

1,000,000 performed live by Nine Inch Nails at a rehearsal for the upcoming tour. I hope NiN comes to Ottawa this tour, seeing how they had to cancel the last appearance due to Trent Reznor having a very bad cold. Day 5 of the Honeymoon Diaries will be up sometime today.