Chuck Davis, local historian and founder of VancouverHistory.ca has been working on a book for several years that will be called, The History of Metropolitan Vancouver. The website alone is an invaluable resource with over a century’s worth of historic moments, oddities, newspaper clippings and articles about our region. I heard this morning that due […]
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Yesterday I received a copy of the official 2010 Winter Games commemorative book, which probably has one of the longest titles I’ve seen: With Glowing Hearts: The Official Commemorative Book of the XXI Olympic Winter Games and the X Paralympic Winter Games/Des plus brillants exploits: Le livre commÃ©moratif officiel des XXIes Jeux olympiques d hiver […]
I have been approached to conduct another book giveaway and this time it’s for a hardcover copy of Overnight Sensations: The Americas from Kiwi Collection. Based in Vancouver, the Kiwi Collection is a website for booking and browsing hotels that offer a little bit more than the ordinary. Their 2100 hotel listings (in 124 countries) […]
I have recently rekindled a love affair with books — books about Vancouver, history, cooking, and life. It could be the fact that I’m now a published author myself, but there’s always been something charming about the anticipation of flipping to the next page to be even more inspired, intrigued and educated. I was recently […]
This past Saturday I had a book signing event at London Drugs. Earlier this year, I co-authored Blogging to Drive Business along with Eric Butow of California. This was my first book signing event and it was a fantastic experience. Many people came and went throughout the day including my Blogger Starter Kit contest winner, […]
As we prepare to welcome the world in just 15 days I thought I would take a look back at the last time Vancouver hosted an event of global proportions. I was recently sent a copy of the book, Vancouver’s Expo 86 to read and review. Expo 86 was a multi-month world’s fair that took […]