Archive for the category "reviews"

Lenovo Yoga 10 Tablet Review

Saturday, December 21st, 2013 — 12:49pm PST
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This month I partnered with Lenovo to give away a Lenovo Yoga 8 Tablet and they happened to send me on as well so that I could write a review. After installing the WordPress app from the Play Store on the device, I put together a write-up for those looking at tablet gift options this […]

Ballet BC Opens Season with Tilt: Review

Monday, October 21st, 2013 — 1:14pm PST
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If Ballet BC’s season opener, Tilt, is any indication, there is yet even more life being breathed into the company. Last season completely blew me away — not only did the phoenix rise from the ashes (of near bankruptcy), it soared around the the world, taking the audience with it on a glorious ride. I […]

Mobile Apps for BC Ferries

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 — 3:15pm PST
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Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and the Sunshine Coast include some of my favourite getaway destinations for a day trip, weekend visit, an extended stay, or for business. Of course to reach these ports of call a ferry trip is required along with browsing schedules, booking a reservation, checking in on wait times, line-ups, and […]

Vancouver International Dance Festival: Kokoro Dance

Friday, March 22nd, 2013 — 1:15pm PST
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Last night, at the Roundhouse Performance Centre, as part of the Vancouver International Dance Festival, Vancouver-based acclaimed choreographer and dancer Barbara Bourget (of Kokoro Dance) performed a very personal, transcendent expression of not just her fifty year creative life in dance, but also of life itself, called A Simple Way. Photo credit: Peter Eastwood Accompanied […]

Ballet BC Presents Swan Lake

Friday, March 1st, 2013 — 11:20am PST
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I think I may have seen the most exquisite vision of my life: Tight little rows of ballerina swans in flat feathered tutus moving into different formations, tilting their hips like feathers ruffling, tapping their toes on the floor like feathers fluttering, sometimes in unison, and always purposefully perfect. Photo courtesy of Ballet BC. This […]

Ocean Wise iPhone App

Monday, December 3rd, 2012 — 9:19am PST
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Founded by the Vancouver Aquarium, Ocean Wise is a conservation program created to educate and empower consumers about the issues surrounding sustainable seafood. You’ve most likely spotted the Ocean Wise logo in local restaurant menus and last month, Vancouver’s Szechuan Chongqing restaurant on West Broadway became Canada’s first Ocean Wise restaurant. Now to make your […]