Archive for the category "rainy"

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool: Rain

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s rather fitting that the first collection of images From the Miss604 Flickr Pool for 2012 have a “rain” theme. Make jokes about living on the “Wet” Coast and complain about umbrella etiquette all you want. The fact is that all of this lovely precipitation, that allows us to splash around in our wellies, ensures […]

Capilano Suspension Bridge

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today I crossed the Capilano Suspension Bridge for the first time in my life. When I was growing up in the area we never really did the “tourist in your hometown” thing especially when it came to downtown or North Shore attractions. Sure we explored beaches, parks, and forest trails in the Valley (and I […]

Review: Cheeky Umbrellas

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Growing up in the Vancouver area I think everyone becomes a bit of an umbrella connoisseur in their own right. I know that tiny pocket umbrellas are great for those days you’re not sure it will rain since you can just tuck them away in your purse and not have to think about it if […]

Umbrella Etiquette in Vancouver

Comments 18 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The topic of “Umbrella Etiquette” in Vancouver is a dead horse and I’m about to give it another kick. For years now bloggers have published their own “rules of umbrella use” for public spaces, streets, and walkways: February 6, 2004 – Craigslist – NY: Official Rules Of Inclement Weather Umbrella Etiquette (found via LucLatulippe) November […]

swimming to work

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A post about rain. I don’t want to do a post about rain. Recently Darren Barefoot’s blog had an anniversary [db], he listed off a bunch of blogs and their ‘first posts’ to the world. Looking back, mine is about rain and silly ideas [604], although I’m not sure that was my first post – […]