Archive for December, 2009

Ski and Board Trips in BC

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With snow on everyone’s mind right now, and with the local mountains slightly occupied this February, I thought I would find out a bit more about going on a ski getaway. The very first time I strapped on a pair of skis (which was also the last time I strapped on a pair of skis) […]

Sherlock Holmes Movie Pass Giveaway

Comments 93 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Sherlock Holmes Movie starring Robert Downey Junior and Jude Law is coming out on Christmas Day and I for one am rather excited for many reasons. As a child, I would doodle images of Silver Blaze or the Blue Carbuncle on notepads and show them off to my mother (who would then show them […]

Surrey 2010 Celebration Site

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

During the 2010 Winter Games it won’t just be Vancouver and Whistler bubbling with excitement, events, and festivities of global proportions. The City of Surrey is an official Celebration Site during the Olympics with Holland Park being the centre of it all. From February 12th until February 28th you can check out daily concerts and […]

Your City Guide to Snow and Ice

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With the first snowfall of the season cities in the area are bracing themselves for the white, wintery months ahead. Each year it seems as though citizens and businesses alike forget how to prepare for the snow — sidewalks go unswept and car tires spin and squeal along the icy roads outside our house. The […]

Ice Cream for the Holidays

Comments 74 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The snow has stopped falling outside and although a cool treat may be the last thing on your wind-chilled mind, I have a something sweet to offer a few readers that just might warm up their day. Ben & Jerry’s has given me 5 pints of ice cream to give away in the hopes that […]