Archive for the category "surrey"

Ink is In: Tattoo Popstars and the Surrey Exhibit

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When Miami Ink started airing on TLC it became a ‘regular’ series for John and I, the skill and talent the tattoo artists possess is pretty out of this world. My favourite personalities on the reality series were Kat Von D and Chris Garver but after some end of season drama, Kat was ousted from […]

Surrey's Reptile Refuge Closes to the Public

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I accompanied my niece’s preschool class to the Surrey Reptile Refuge several years ago. Tucked away off 176 Street it houses reptiles that have been abandoned i.e. that cute little alligator Timmy got for his birthday that soon grew 6 feet thus being too big for the family bathtub. You can view nearly 400 animals […]

The Amazing Hunt – Surrey

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

36 hours before the race, our super secret instructions were posted on The Amazing Hunt‘s race blog. 9:45am at Blackie Spit in South Surrey. I took the Skytrain out in the morning where my sister picked me up on the other end. We made sure we had bottles of water, and a map even though […]

Pipe Dreams or Reality for New Skytrain Lines

Comments 18 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I was 9 years old the Skytrain came to Surrey. I remember driving over the Pattullo in our little red van every week and watching the progress on the Skybridge, just wondering how tall it would go and what it would look like when a train went across there for the first time. This […]

Lack of Office Space in Vancouver

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Of the dozen construction sites I pass by on my walk to work, only one isn’t for a residential tower and that’s the new convention centre in Coal Harbour. It seems like everywhere you turn, there’s a new condo development popping up. They tore down that old store around the corner, what’s going in there […]