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Gibson's Finest Iron Bar Competition at Players Chophouse


Saturday, October 4th, 2008 — 10:44am PDT
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Thanks to Kevin from FoodVancouver, I attended the Gibson’s Finest Iron Bar Competition at Players Chophouse yesterday afternoon. I admit, I’m not a big whisky drinker but I knew I couldn’t pass up this event (especially since I had such a good time at the Grey Goose Arbiter of Cool earlier this summer). After a […]

WordCamp at BarCamp Giveaway


Monday, September 29th, 2008 — 4:46pm PDT
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I really enjoyed talking about all things WordPress during the morning and afternoon sessions of BarCamp that past weekend. I want to thank the BarCamp organizers for arranging such an amazing space for WordCamp and for allowing us to run this mini-camp in tandem. Also many thanks go to the presenters, along with Duane and […]

The Widow Colony


Monday, September 29th, 2008 — 8:05am PDT
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The Widow Colony As it happens, I’ll be in Surrey for the better part of next weekend attending two very important events; one being a documentary screening of a human rights tragedy. The Widow Colony – India’s Unsettled Settlement, “is a film that takes an in-depth look into the lives of the widows of the […]

IKON Russian Vodka Taste Test


Thursday, September 4th, 2008 — 12:21pm PDT
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Last month I was one of three judges in the Grey Goose Vodka Arbiter of Cool mixology contest. After writing two posts about the event I was contacted by a different vodka company that asked if I would like to sample their product. Who was I to pass up an opportunity to use the martini […]

Vancouver Canadians Quick Draw


Monday, August 25th, 2008 — 2:03pm PDT
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We have two tickets for tonight’s Vancouver Canadians game but we’re unable to attend. If you are free to go watch them take on the Everett Aquasox at 7:05pm and can meet me this afternoon to pick them up, they’re yours. Just leave a comment on this post and I’ll do the draw around 4:00pm […]

Arbiter of Cool Vancouver Winner Announced


Monday, August 18th, 2008 — 10:30am PDT
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Last week I was one of the lucky judges in the Vancouver regional Grey Goose Vodka Arbiter of Cool competition. The winner has been announced and so Kerren Bottay of The Mountain Club will be joining those from Montreal, Toronto and Calgary back here in Vancouver at the end of September for the national championship. […]