Archive for the category "environment"

Beck(y) Sk8Bags

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I picked up a copy of LouLou Magazine while I was getting my hair done at Envy the other day. Geez, look at me, reading fashion magazines and sitting in a salon for the second time in as many weeks. It was the first time I’d ever glanced at LouLou and the one-page green shopping […]

Christmas in Vancouver: Yaletown Gift Wrap and Green Christmas Guide

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I admit, I don’t think I’ve ever done any shopping in Yaletown aside from the new Dollar Store I discovered but if you’re out and about downtown and need some of your Christmas gifts done up in pretty little bows, keep this destination in mind. For six glittering days from noon ‘til six pm, volunteer […]

happyfrog: frogblog Testing Team

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On a grey and rainy afternoon, the lovely Ms. Keira-Anne and I met up with DaveO at a steamy-windowed organic coffee shop. DaveO (the blogger, podcaster and social media evangelist) had a special mission just for us, and we were more than willing to accept. I swear the $100 cheque only had a little bit […]

Vancouver Idle

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Walking home along the Sea Wall last night John and I reveled at the marvelous view (seen here to the left). It was a clear night, which can be kinda rare here in the later summer months. Drivers in Vancouver are now going to get the opportunity to help improve the local environment (even though […]

the world is our oyster – just don’t eat them right now

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Summer is here and we’re among the thousands of people hitting the gorgeous beaches of Vancouver. We haven’t had any “closures” due to pollution on our beaches in a while – English Bay, Second Beach, Third Beach, Kitsilano etc. – they’re all pretty ‘okay’ for a swim but what about those corners of the ocean […]