Archive for the category "books"

I Wrote a Book

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Amazon.ca Widgets Last year was a very busy year for me. It was the first full year of our business (sixty4media), I did a lot of traveling, and I also wrote a book with my co-author Eric Butow in California. Yes, I wrote a book which is now available in e-book and paperback format (published […]

Araxi Cookbook Launch

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This evening I grabbed my gal Keira-Anne and took her up to the penthouse (suite 5801) of the Shangri-La Hotel in Vancouver. We were attending the cookbook launch of Araxi Restaurant in Whistler and got to taste delectable canapes the recipes for which are all included in the book. I got to finally meet Executive […]

Rudyard Kipling in Vancouver

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tonight I ended up purchasing the book Shoeless Joe for my husband and I since I’ve been looking forward to reading it for quite some time now, and especially since my post about its author. Following Kinsella in alphabetical order on the shelf there was a Rudyard Kipling book and I was reminded that he […]

Field of Dreams, the Iowa and Canada Connection

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When you think of baseball you think hotdogs, warm summer afternoons, caps, cheers, and more often than not, America. However one of the most cherished baseball films of all time was actually based on a book written by a Canadian, who spent time bouncing between the Lower Mainland, and Iowa. I began writing this post […]

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 […]