Archive for the category "community"

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I love this time of year in the city. The grey and dreary winter days are behind us and although the rain still showers down every few days (or for a few days on end) it just makes everything so lush, green, and full of life. Walking up from Burrard SkyTrain the other night I […]

Developmental Disabilities Association Visit

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A while back I was contacted by Victor Tang, the Communications & Marketing Manager at the Developmental Disabilities Association about some of their initiatives and services. In his email he asked if he would be able to send me some information however, having recently returned from our Iowa trip at the time (and our visit […]

Barclay Heritage Square Photowalk

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I took full advantage of the Orange Day initiative today and went on two photowalks in lovely public spaces in New Westminster and downtown Vancouver. This morning there was brunch at the Quay along the Fraser River with my mother and later this afternoon John and I roamed around Barclay Heritage Square in Vancouver’s West […]

CelticFest Vancouver 2009

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Looking back, it seems the last time I wrote about CelticFest was in 2007 so I’m not sure what happened in 2008 but it may have involved a kilt and several pints of Guinness. The official kick off to this multi-day event was on Wednesday but there’s more in store this weekend including the parade […]

Jane’s Walk 2009 and Vancouver Stories

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s a reason why I have a history category on my site, I love sharing about where I live and how it’s changed, re-shaped and grown over the years. I think I’ve turned into a decent resource for West End history (although I’m constantly exploring and learning) but with over 20 other neighbourhoods in the […]