Archive for February, 2008

Green Living Show Vancouver: Natureland Organic Beer

Friday, February 29th, 2008 — 9:56pm PDT
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I was a fan of the Amber Ale, while Keira leaned more toward the Lager. NatureLand Organic Beer is Canada’s first organic beer, pumping out two lovely samples of their 5% brew at the Green Living Show this weekend. This Gold winning Ale has been recently introduced to the British Columbia market. This unique beer […]

Green Living Show Vancouver: Scent with Love

Friday, February 29th, 2008 — 9:28pm PDT
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Upon first inspection this looked like a booth that promoted some lovely soy candles, but it was actually more than that. The soy candles, that come in many delicious flavours like oatmeal (that made Keira smell like cookies), cucumber melon, root beer, peaches, tangerine pina colada, and strawberry banana also serve as a skin moisturizer. […]

Green Living Show Vancouver: Preview

Friday, February 29th, 2008 — 8:44pm PDT
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Tonight I attended the Green Living Show with the lovely Keira-Anne. We got free samples, test drove assisted power bicycles and rubbed some lovely soy and coconut oil all over ourselves. I’ll be writing more specific booth/product reviews but for anyone who is planning on attending the event, here is a quick preview with freebies, […]

Cockfighting in Surrey, For Real

Friday, February 29th, 2008 — 3:43pm PDT
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This morning I kept getting sent links, and emails and IM’s about the big news out of Surrey today. Admittedly upon looking at the urls (see the one for the CBC story below) I chuckled and shrugged off the articles thinking everyone just wanted to gang up on my hometown. I was wrong, apparently a […]

What is a Strutta and is the game on yet?

Friday, February 29th, 2008 — 8:41am PDT
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Ever since last summer at BarCamp, or maybe even before that, there’s been a buzz around town about Strutta. They’ve hosted all of the Launch Party events so far and even supplied me with one of my best-fitting t-shirts to date back in November. But just what exactly is Strutta? Last night they held an […]

Vancouver Does SXSW

Thursday, February 28th, 2008 — 12:54pm PDT
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Everyone is talking about it, from musicians to geeks and social media fanboys and girls, it’s the uber popular SXSW (South by Southwest) festival and it’s happening next week. The SXSW MUSIC AND MEDIA CONFERENCE showcases hundreds of musical acts from around the globe on over fifty stages in downtown Austin. By day, conference registrants […]