Archive for August, 2008

Vancouver Blogger Profile: Lorraine Murphy

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My Blogger Profile series has celebrated its anniversary, sharing link love and promoting some of the great online writers of our region for over a year now. Lorraine Murphy, probably better known as Raincoaster (her internet-famous handle) is more than just a blogger in this town, she’s a prolific queen of social media knowledge sharing […]

Arbiter of Cool Vancouver Winner Announced

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Last week I was one of the lucky judges in the Vancouver regional Grey Goose Vodka Arbiter of Cool competition. The winner has been announced and so Kerren Bottay of The Mountain Club will be joining those from Montreal, Toronto and Calgary back here in Vancouver at the end of September for the national championship. […]

Miss604 Poll: Breastfeeding in Public

Comments 27 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: © Carol Browne on Flickr I have to give my sister credit, after having four kids she is the grand master of stealthy breastfeeding in your presence; it’s like she’s got some kind of cloaking device. What I have learned over my 8 years of being an auntie is that when the baby […]

Yearbook Yourself, I Always Wanted to Know What I Looked Like in 1966

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week Manga Mania was taking Twitter by storm. A website that allows you to customize an avatar with your personal traits was quickly commandeering everyone’s profile photo and I’d say about 70% of my contacts currently have the out-of-the-box cartoon images of themselves applied.

Happy Birthday Dave, Everybody's Favourite Uncleweed

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Hopping into the wayback machine let’s explore late 2005. John had just moved to Canada to be with me and decided to add me on his podcast, RadioZoom as co-host/local expert. At the time he was immersing himself in podcasts and connecting with interesting hosts all over the globe. One person that he had been […]