You know who to call if you need a wrestling-holiday-themed poster. –@woodwardsmile This is a special post for the Vancouver Twitter crowd. Reaia, Dani and I live at Woodward’s and we’ve decided to organize a tweetup at La Casita’s across the street. We want to connect with people in the neighbourhood! And what better [...]
Gardening for condo dwellers. I brought home Brocco & Rosie to live on the patio.
A surprise across Hastings Street.
Artistic daredevils kept the audience entranced. Spine tingling!
See the historical photographs behind the new murals in Chinatown.
You won't see Strathcona in the same way again.
This Remembrance Day long weekend turned out to be exceptional. Given the variety of topics that will be covered, it’s probably appropriate to make a list in lieu of the introductory paragraph: 1. Cannons 2. Rainbows 3. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the video game 4. Recipe for salmon natto yukke 5. Car crash at [...]
Marie and I went for walk today after lunching at the newly re-opened Save-On-Meats. Our general goal was to head towards the Strathcona community gardens to see if the roses had bloomed. Along the way we passed Hastings Secondhand Goods, a pawnshop at Pigeon Park on the corner of Hastings and Carrall Street. Zoe: In [...]
Today Vancouver celebrated the 125th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1886 and the efforts of the city’s Fire and Rescue Services. There was a parade earlier this morning in Gastown and in the afternoon, vintage fire trucks lined the streets of Carrall and Water. Much to the delight of children and adults alike, there [...]
There are always sweet surprises in Gastown. I was on the balcony today and saw two geese with their fuzzy goslings. The two parents are constantly on watch for circling seagulls. I saw a seagull land near the nest. One goose spread its wings at it and the gull left. That’s all I have to [...]
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