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  • Death in the Cemetery | Alex Inspired
    History

    Death in the Cemetery

    It’s unusual for me to write about young tragedies, but this particularly dark story got me thinking about the many unpleasantries in our city which become concealed and forgotten over the years. In my…

  • Bar Polonia Logo | Alex Inspired
    Designs

    Logo Design – Bar Polonia

    The Bar Polonia logo was created to entice patrons to visit the Legion’s bar. The logo illustrates a modern feel with a Polish twist. Client: Polish Combatants Association (SPK) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #219 Featuring:…

  • Shay + Mark - Save the Date | Alex Inspired
    Designs

    Shay + Mark – Save the Date!

    YAY! My friend Shay is getting married! Shay and Mark are tying the knot this July! woo woo! She asked me to create something whimsical and pretty… and I think we achieved just that!…

  • Misfortune at Maudslay Court | Alex Inspired
    History

    Misfortune at Maudslay Court

    In an innocent search for information regarding Port Arthur’s oldest apartment building, Maudslay Court, I stumbled on misfortune. As I mentioned, Maudslay Court is Port Arthur’s oldest apartment building – perfectly situated on Court Street,…

  • Have yourself a Canadian Little Christmas - blog hop, hosted by Alex Inspired
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    Have Yourself a Canadian Little Christmas

    Boy, do I ever have a special treat for you today! I’ve teamed up with 8 amazing Canadian bloggers; bringing you an awesome array of Christmas activities, recipes, decor, adventure and more! It’s almost like…

  • The Court Street Ridge, Port Arthur
    History

    Vanished from the Ridge

    Court Street has a very interesting and long history. It was one of the first streets developed in Port Arthur, with stately homes and sprawling properties. Van Horn Street was actually considered the end…

  • Coco Chanel was a Nazi | Alex Inspired
    History

    Admiring the Despicable – Coco Chanel

    I find it extremely interesting when women (specifically), post or pin “inspirational” quotes and photos of women who I find utterly loathsome. Exhibit A. My biggest irritants are Coco Chanel quotes and admiration for this…