A Look into the New China

Sam Co-op, Hong Kong, Street Life, Thoughts, Travel 2 Comments

Last Thursday and Friday I was in China visiting a factory. I was floored by the operations in the factory operation as well as the rapid development in China. There are also many funny incidents along the way. For example, seeing a large crowd doing the world famous ‘squat’ and seeing strange motorcycle contraptions and payload (I am convinced this …

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Final Week At Spin Master

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The last week at Spin Master. Been pretty busy with PDEng and shovelling snow. :) Midweek after after our floorball game, in which we beat the best team in the league 7-6, we went out to a local bar where a co-worker was performing. We were surprised when 6 others from the graphics department dropped by as well and we …

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Company Holiday Party

Sam Co-op, Toronto 2 Comments

The company Christmas party took place at the Courthouse in downtown Toronto. The Couthouse was a court building in the old days but have now been converted into an entertainment venue. This is a fellow graphics designer and me doing the fob pose! The magician they hired was phenomenal, he could guess any number you were thinking and guess where …

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Jacob’s Ladder Giving Gala

Sam Co-op, Thoughts, Toronto 2 Comments

On Sunday, I volunteered with others from Spin Master at Jacob’s Ladder Giving Gala, an event to raise funds for Neurodegenerative Diseases and also provides children lots of acitivities and learn to give to others. The event took place in Liberty Grand, which is a beautiful building. We started setting up and unpacking from 7:30AM. This is the Spin Master …

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Dinner at Maggiano’s Little Italy

Sam Boston, Co-op, Friends 2 Comments

Went with about 15 co-workers to Maggiano’s Little Italy for dinner. This is an all-you-can-eat family style restaurant, they will keep replenishing until you are satisfied. From the full page menu we chose: Appetizers: Calamari Fritte * Stuffed Mushrooms Salads: Caesar Salad * Maggiano’s Salad Pasta: Fettucine Alfredo with Broccoli * Gnocchi in Tomato Vodka Sauce Entrees: Chicken Saltimbocca * …

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Back In Loo

Sam Church, Co-op, Outdoors 4 Comments

So I have moved into loo and this term I am off campus living with 4 other classmates. The first day we were there our landlord informed us that we are lucky to have power in the house since the prior tenants had disconnected everything. As a result we had no phone, gas (hot water), and internet. Sunday I went …

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