Archive for January, 2010

Preventable Injuries, Helmet Awareness


Sunday, January 10th, 2010 — 1:00pm PDT
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Last month I was invited to an event hosted by Preventable to learn more about preventable injuries in particularly in regards to winter sports. I am a firm believer in wearing a helmet when I snowboard or cycle (and I have to be better at wearing one when I ice skate) so this was of […]

Happy Birthday Becky


Saturday, January 9th, 2010 — 12:43pm PDT
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This is a special note to say, Happy 30th birthday to one of my oldest, dearest friends, Miss604. I’ve known Rebecca (Becky) for 25 years now, since we were five years old, when we met in Mlle. Dupont’s morning Kindergarten class at Hjorth Road Elementary School in Surrey. A girl with golden curls and big […]

Vancouver Giants at the Langley Events Centre


Friday, January 8th, 2010 — 1:26pm PDT
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With the Vancouver 2010 Games taking over the Pacific Coliseum in February, the Vancouver Giants will be moving East, into the Langley Events Centre. Home games to be played in Langley: Saturday, January 30 vs Prince George Sun, January 31 vs Portland Wed, February 3 vs Lethbridge Fri, February 5 vs Everet Sat, February 6 […]

Victoria Film Festival 2010


Friday, January 8th, 2010 — 12:05pm PDT
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The Victoria Film Festival is ramping up for its 2010 events, activities and film screenings. Hosting over 100 films over the course of 21 days the VFF is a year-round celebration of film and movie making on Vancouver Island. Coming from 30 countries around the globe, the films are either animation, narrative, documentary or experimental. […]

The Teahouse in Stanley Park


Friday, January 8th, 2010 — 10:30am PDT
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A few weeks before Christmas John and I were invited up to the Teahouse in Stanley Park for dinner. My only other experience at the Teahouse was at an office dinner about nine years ago so my memory definitely needed refreshing. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Located at Ferguson Point in Stanley Park, just […]

Olympic History and the Olympic Museum in Lausanne


Thursday, January 7th, 2010 — 4:04pm PDT
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Late last year I was invited, along with other media, to experience the Olympic Capital of the World — Lausanne, Switzerland. Home of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Museum, we received tours of both locations and I must say, it was pretty neat to see “Vancouver 2010” plastered on banners, within artwork, […]