Archive for September, 2008

Blog Review Roundup: Fitness World, Ceilis, Stella, Afterglow, and Kilian

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As a blogger, and someone who writes about Vancouver, events, music and pretty much everything else under the sun, I often get approached to review products and services. On the other hand, sometimes I am the one requesting a review product in exchange for a write up on my site (ie. Fitness World). I wouldn’t […]

New Captain of the Vancouver Canucks

Comments 22 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What do Orland Kurtenbach, Andre Boudrias, Chris Oddleifson, Don Lever, Kevin McCarthy, Stan Smyl, Dan Quinn, Doug Lidster, Trevor Linden, Mark Messier, and Markus Naslund have in common? They’ve all worn the “C” for the Canucks since we entered the league in 1970. This morning at a press conference at GM Place the organization announced […]

WTS – What the Surrey #35: Blame Surrey

Comments 24 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I spend a good part of my week defending my hometown of Surrey. Sure the city isn’t perfect, it’s people aren’t either, but I honestly don’t think Pleasantville can be found anywhere in the Metro Vancouver area. Over the weekend a terrible incident, fueled by intolerance and hate, occurred in the West End. Early Saturday […]

WordCamp at BarCamp Giveaway

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I really enjoyed talking about all things WordPress during the morning and afternoon sessions of BarCamp that past weekend. I want to thank the BarCamp organizers for arranging such an amazing space for WordCamp and for allowing us to run this mini-camp in tandem. Also many thanks go to the presenters, along with Duane and […]

Name the Baby Beluga at the Vancouver Aquarium

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: The baby’s name has been chosen, and will now be called Tiqa This summer I had the chance to visit the Vancouver Aquarium for the first time in about a decade. What I discovered was that it was far from simply being a tourist attraction and an entertainment destination. It’s a valuable research facility, […]

Tulips for Tomorrow 2008

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was a year ago that I first wrote about the Surrey Memorial Hospital‘s Tulips for Tomorrow campaign. Now, 12 months, 100,000 bulbs and $420,000 in donations later, they are initiating the campaign for another season. Your donation will put Surrey in bloom when spring rolls around, and will fund new medical equipment for our […]