Toronto Doll Meet: April ’13

April 29, 2013

Yesterday I attended my second doll meet in Toronto. We went to Manpaku in the downtown core, next to the Ontario College of Art & Design, and then ventured out into Grange Park. Rather, everyone else went to Manpaku, I showed up late and just went to the park as well as some after meet stuff. None the less, it was a good turn out, twice as many people and dolls as March’s meet at Café Princess.

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Animaris Geneticus Parvus #5 by Theo Jansen (via Shapeways)

April 11, 2013

A couple of weeks ago I saw a YouTube tour of Adam Savage’s home office and amongst all the neat little objects and trinkets he had was the Strandbeest he’d gotten through Shapeways. I’d seen these ‘beests’ on YouTube before, but they were always much MUCH larger. It was neat to see one of them […]

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Quickie 3.012: Spencer Gorge Wilderness Area

January 12, 2013

In Canada eh you’d expect that come January you’d be wearing your toque eh, riding your skidoo eh, building an igloo eh, or perhaps bundled up on your chesterfield with you choice of poutine or Kraft Dinner to keep you warm eh. Today however was 11°C, what little snow we had was mostly melted and I was out on my motorcycle clocking over 200 km today.

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Godoka arrives, and so does Char

January 2, 2013

This morning Mrs Mail Lady dropped off Good Smile Company’s “Godoka” figure in a rather large box. Measuring in at around 35 cm by 36 cm by 37 cm, Godoka is not a small girl. What Mrs Mail Lady didn’t tell me was that she’d put another figure in the mail boxes. Hours and hours later I finally bother to check the normal mail and lo and behold, Kotobukiya’s Char arrived as well.

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Quickie 2.326: Spice & Wolf Vol.7 (Manga)

November 21, 2012

Yet another Spice & Wolf related item has arrived. Strangely, persons living within the United States seem to have received their copy of Spice & Wolf Vol.7 (Manga) before Canadians did. I don’t recall that happening in the past.

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