There are two sounds heard downtown on occasion that remind me of suburbia-living: lawnmowers and firecrackers. Around this time of year it sounds just like you’re living in the ‘burbs with all the explosive warzone-like symphony of firecrackers and fireworks outside your window every night until Halloween (and these ain’t comin’ from a barge off […]
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When I wrote a recent post, calling Surrey by it’s current motto, the “City of Parks”, my unofficial Surrey/Fraser Valley transit and logistical correspondent Paul, had something to say about it. Surrey has never been worthy of the â€œCity of Parksâ€ designation. It boasts about itâ€™s 500 parks, and expansive trail system. Psht. Itâ€™s all […]
You know me, I love my parks. This weekend I visited one that I haven’t been to since around 1998. Named after the Kwantlen First Nation, Kwantlen Park stretches from 132nd street to Old Yale Road [Google Map]. It contains KB Woodward Elementary, Kwantlen Park Secondary (formerly West Whalley Jr. High), tennis courts, a skate […]
Earlier this week I wrote about the growing need for better healthcare facilities in the Fraser Valley and the Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation‘s plans for the region. Details of the “Tulips for Tomorrow” campaign have now been released and the purpose is to fund raise with the public’s help and also “beautify” the City of […]
Blog vs mainstream media (msm) blogs, can they co-exist? Of course they can but often times at meetups and in general discussions with other persons-of-tech I find there’s a bit of laughter at msm’s expense. Is it that they just don’t “get” blogging? Do they not understand the concept or general idea? Or is it […]
Photo credit: Surrey’s Health Services History The only time I spent as a patient at Surrey Memorial Hospital was way back on January 9th, 1980. Of course at the time I was only 7lbs, but I’m pretty thankful that SMH staff was there to bring me into this world, even though I was already pretty […]