Archive for the category "books"

Vancouver Book of Everything

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After my weekly spot on Talk1410am’s Afternoon Buzz I arrived home to find my review copy of the Vancouver Book of Everything sitting in my mailbox. It’s taken me a few hours to flip through the thorough guide to our city and I have to say, it’s pretty good. The book combines tourist elements ie. […]

Sherlock Holmes Movie to Star Robert Downey Junior

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The following is a guest post written by the President of the Vancouver Sherlock Holmes society, The Stormy Petrels. It has come to my attention that there are two new Sherlock Holmes movies in the works. This is always good news to Sherlockians – fans of the great detective. Downey, who earned raves for the […]

HockeyStars Contest and Miss604 Book Giveaway

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This is what happens when you celebrate community, volunteers, fans, and those active in hockey: HockeyStars.com is a new social networking portal focused on all of these important people when it comes to local minor hockey players in BC, the real stars of the game. HockeyStars is devoted to the real stars of the game. […]

Successful Day in PoCo

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I decided to accompany John to work today and be a radio groupie out in Port Coquitlam. It was actually pretty fun for a small-scale promotion and it was for a very good cause. Petland was sponsoring a dog wash, all by donation and proceeds would go to help a young girl with autism get […]

Bloggers are Lonely

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My co-worker just sent me a link to an article talking about a book by a U of C professor. Michael Keren, who has written “Blogosphere: The New Political Arena,” suggests individuals who bare their souls in blogs are isolated and lonely, living in a virtual reality instead of forming real relationships or helping to […]

The Metroslave & The Vancouver Blogging Females

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My Metroblogging T-shirt arrived today. Being a shiny new City Captain, I’m just getting my feet wet and getting used to a few more responsibilities. Being privy to about 30 emails a day on the worldwide captains email list isn’t the most lovely thing for my inbox but it is interesting to see what’s going […]