Life According to Rachael

The Seed That Held Gold

I chose page 18 because it had many descriptive words and interesting phrases that I could incorporate into my poem. I decided to go with an abstract style for my poem, describing the journey of how the Golden Spruce came… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Post #6

Yet another fortnight into in-depth and I have been having a lot of fun with macro photography! Despite this apparently being one of the most difficult types of photography to do well I have found that I have taken to… Continue Reading →

Chemistry 11 Exploration Project: A Day at UBC

For my chemistry project, I wanted to look into chemistry careers and how chemistry can be applied in the world. To do this, I went to an engineering workshop at UBC! At first, I honestly I didn’t know what to… Continue Reading →

Socials Inquiry: First Nations Reactions to Confederation

Background Prior Interests: This topic relates to many of my prior interests and what I have been learning and exploring in Socials so far this year. Firstly, it relates to my previous inquiry (which you can find here) which also… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Post #5

It’s already been an entire month since the last post and now that winter is finally leaving and the sun is coming out needless to say I am excited for spring photography. Since we’re now 60% through our projects and… Continue Reading →

Louis Riel – Growing M├ętis Leader (confederation)

March 1867 – Red River Settlement I am so glad I decided to move back to the Red River Settlement. The rumors of a union between the British North American Colonies have become a reality. The representatives of the colonies… Continue Reading →

Louis Riel – First Nations Student (pre-confederation)

Early 1866 – Montreal Dear Journal, I have to admit I am having a hard time right now. Not being at home is nothing new for me, as at age 13 I was given a scholarship to study priesthood here… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Post #4

I have made a lot of progress in the last two weeks! I experimented with a shutter-speed technique, went out on a photography trip, and am currently working on a small project which uses post-processing. I hope I can continue… Continue Reading →

Investigating Canada Under British Rule

Beginning our classes endevour into 1500s-1800s Canada, we were each asked to find an interesting source that relates to our chosen topic. My groups topic is ‘Canada Under British Rule’. Because of the many events that are happening at the… Continue Reading →

In-Depth Post #3

We’re already five weeks into in-depth?? I am proud to say that since the last post three weeks ago I have made a lot of progress! I have updated my photography blog, learned about composition artistic techniques, and feel very… Continue Reading →

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