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Gung Hay Fat Choy, Honey

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve almost completely left the Chinese New Year celebrations slip by me this year. Today at 12:00pm (about 20 mins ago) the parade kicked of in Chinatown, starting at Pender and Carrall, “it travels northbound on Pender, east on Gore, south on Keefer and ends at Carall.” [News1130] Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Vancouver has […]

Half Snow Half Sun Stanley Park Walk

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been so long since John and I had some down time, just the two of us, and with the sun shining today (at least downtown) we headed to our favourite place, just a short walk away. Winter Beach – Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr 10 minutes turned into 5 hours as we explored […]

A Night on Granville

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s not what you think, we went home well before the doors to Tonic and Caprice opened up and line ups grew around the corner (although there were only 10 people inside). This evening after work some folks headed out to Wings for happy hour and a couple well-deserved brews. Five people, five pounds of […]

Free Birthday Stuff in Vancouver Part 2

Comments 44 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What’s better than your husband, with all his media connections, getting you up to the Jim Robson Brodacast Gondola at GM Place? The “Voice of the Vancouver Canucks” and me – Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Having him take your photo with John Shorthouse and Tommy Larscheid – that’s what. But back to the […]

Ride for Breast Cancer Research at Seymour

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today I’ll be strapping on my snowboard for the first time in two years and I simply can’t wait. I learned to ride about 12 years ago at my local mountain of choice – Seymour. This was mostly because it was the quickest to get to from Surrey, it was the cheapest, and had the […]