James Piecowye thinking out loud

Ideas, inspiration and a bit of random.

The Beach

There is something about a beach state of mind. Sure you need sunscreen. Sure you need time. Sure you need a safe environment. But there is something about surf, sun and sand that makes my mind totally relax.

The Beach

There is something about a beach state of mind. Sure you need sunscreen. Sure you need time. Sure you need a safe environment. But there is something about surf, sun and sand that makes my mind totally relax.

Great Idea

This is a great idea. 1. Make basic water available,  as it is in Canada. 2. Make it easy to refill your own bottle. 3. Let people know how many plastic bottles have been saved. Water in action.

On the street

It is cool to see what people are driving. Some of the older vehicles are still rocking the road. A camper of this vintage still rolling. And VW is always a must have. A Ford Falcon really was a classic. And while sticking with Ford this is great. 5 liters of power. And then there […]

Oh Canada

We are in Vancouver and the thing that grabs my attention, as it does every year, is all the spontaneous green. Flowers, veggies, moss and more. Of course all this growth needs water and over the last few days it has been drizzle. But this is one of the things I love about Canada.

What Next

This is one of those things that I said, “why didn’t I think of that ? ” I haven’t tried it but it looks good. On the other hand we wonder why we have so many obese people around these days, and this in one clue. But all the same a pop tart and ice […]

See the Image and The Smell Comes Back

How often do you see an image of something and then the smell just jumps into your brain? This was sitting beside the picnic table and without it even being given a little tweek I could smell it. Of course it was only moments later before the memory turned to reality and I needed to […]

Know the Audience

It is always interesting to get out of the picture, so to speak, when looking at the demographics of media usage. I wonder if we don’t get too close to the numbers some times, living int he demographics we are studying, to really get a feel for what is going on? Even more interesting is […]

Canada the Land of the Polite.

So, people always ask me what do I miss the most about Canada? Having been in Quebec and now Saskatchewan for a couple of days I can tell you one thing I miss, how polite people are. Sure you are saying give me an example. Well here is one from an airport. There I was […]