Archive for April, 2009

Tulips of the Valley Festival: Circle Farm Tour

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

>>>>> Tulip Festival 2015 PHOTOS AND INFORMATION Our first official stop on the Circle Farm Tour was at the Tulips of the Valley Festival on Seabird Island [Google Map] where we were greeted by owner, Kate Onos-Gilbert. Having a working farm with a million tulip bulbs spanning over 40 acres means Kate is one busy […]

Day Tripping: Minter Gardens

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have been a guest of the Harrison/Agassiz region for the last 24 hours and although I have numerous entries yet to come about our stops on the Circle Farm Tour, our first destination was Minter Gardens. I thought this would be perfect opportunity to expand my Day Tripping series. Located just off Highway 1 […]

Libre Tea Promotes Tea Moments

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I first heard about Libre when I was running my contest for the Genie Gift Box. I finally met Wendy of Libre recently and learned a bit more about her product, loose-leaf tea, and the Sunshine Coast. Libre is a portable tea “to go” mug made of glass and polycarbonate, and the mouthpiece is BPA-free […]

NHLTweetup in Vancouver This Thursday

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After the resounding success of the first NHLTweetup in Vancouver, I’ve joined forces with the king of Canucks tweets, Richard Loat, and plotted the Round Two tweetup. What’s a NHLTweetup? An in-person meetup (eat, drink, chat) for people who are on Twitter and like to cheer on the #Canucks. You can read my post from […]

BMO Vancouver Marathon This Sunday

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This weekend the city will be taken over by the colossal BMO Vancouver Marathon 2009. Photo credit: thelastminute on Flickr – Duncan Rawlinson / TheLastMinuteBlog.com On Sunday May3rd, there will be the marathon for elite and recreational runners (42.2km), a half marathon (21.1km), an 8km run (for runners or walkers), and the McDonald’s Kids Marafun. […]

Drina Read Candidate Interview

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While discussing her campaign over a mango smoothie on Davie Street I realized that it was probably Drina who got me started with all of these interviews back in the fall. Drina Read is the Green Party of BC candidate for Vancouver West-End and being a long-time resident she’s very passionate about her community as […]