The Little Saplings That Could

Far, far above the tree line, two black spruces peek out from beneath a pile of snow on the steep and narrow Iqaluit, Nunavut street aptly called “One Way Road.” One tree is a bit taller than the other, while the other is a bit wider. They are tucked side-by-side against the wall of an…

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Petal Bursts, Pigeon Breasts Or Cookies: An Uplifting History Of The WonderBra

One urban myth has it that Wonderbra ads have contributed to car accidents. There is an old archived BBC article that references the notion. While push-up bra billboards may or may not have distracted drivers into fender benders throughout the years, they have certainly turned heads. In fact, according to a CBC poll in 2007,…

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Celestial Ghosts Live In Northern Lights Legends

To any observer, the Aurora Borealis or “the northern lights” is a marvel to behold. When the iridescent pinks and greens light up and flicker frenetic dance moves across an Arctic sky, it paints the landscape into a handful of rarely-seen colours out on the land. Here, in a Nunavut winter, everything is white but…

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Shading In Maud Lewis

In 2017, one of her paintings was found in a New Hamburg, Ontario thrift store bin. It was then appraised, exhibited and auctioned off for $45,000. Much like that painting, Maud Lewis – now one of Canada’s treasured outsider folk artists – lived a long life of being undervalued and abandoned before she was prized…

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We are building a community of heart-eyed wanderers. Are you interested in writing, photographing or making with us? There are a few ways to get involved. GENERAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES Fieldtripping Mag publishes original art, photography, journalism, creative non-fiction, personal essays, reviews, listicles and commentary that fit our theme and mandate, primarily online. Select content, prioritizing…

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Our Mission

“The constant happiness is curiosity.”-Alice Munro Everything looks a bit different when you come to your day with deliberate, new eyes. When you are open to being mesmerized, beauty and wonder can always find you. The little things become field trips. And every good field trip deserves a story. Stories are, after all, something of…

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