The 2010 Gingerbread Creations Competition & Marketplace is coming up next week (November 12th and 13th) at the Vancouver Hellenic Centre. This annual event features over 70 boutiques offering unique, handmade items from local vendors as well as gingerbread creations (not limited to houses). Photo credit: Stuck in Customs on Flickr I’m fortunate enough to […]
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Photo credit: John Bollwitt On February 12, 2010 the Olympic Torch Relay will make its way down Denman Street with the torch carried by Judy Caldwell. Judy is the founder of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, BC/Yukon Region and spectators are encouraged to come out and support her leg of the relay by wearing pink. […]
Unfortunately since we’re not allowed to have live or cut trees in our place we’ll just be boxing up the tree again this year. However for those with real live or cut trees, you can dispose of them this weekend through a variety of chipping and recycling events. Photo credit: mrlerone on Flickr Each year […]
This evening I took my niece and nephews on the miniature train at Bright Nights in Stanley Park, which benefits the Burn Fund. Activities include the farmyard, dazzling light displays, a Christmas light recycling station, and of course the miniature train. I haven’t been on that train in at least a decade and I forgot […]
This afternoon I headed over to GE Plaza (at Robson Square) for an interview with a news agency. While the reporter and I were standing next to the rink watching the ice get resurfaced, Santa moseyed on by and his helper asked if we wanted to get our pictures taken. Once the interview was complete, […]