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Apparently It’s Winter in Vancouver


Friday, January 5th, 2007 — 12:24pm PDT
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Back East, they’re getting our usual weather. I heard it’s 14 degrees above the yearly average in Toronto. Meanwhile in the Lower Mainland, we all woke up to this strange white substance falling from the sky. We’ve seen it before, a few months ago, but I haven’t the foggiest as to why it’s coming down […]

RadioZoom Video Podcasts


Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007 — 8:41pm PDT
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We’ve done a couple video podcasts lately and I’ve failed to cross post the entries over here from RadioZoom. Our latest adventure is trudging through the fallen tree carcasses of Stanley Park, over 2 weeks after a storm raged through the area. RadioZoom Video Podcast #10 – Run Time 20:06 Mins (click here for direct […]

Stanley Park is Open… Right


Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007 — 5:41pm PDT
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Update: Video Podcast where we meander through the Park… where we can. The big news for Vancouver today is that our beloved Stanley Park has re-opened [cbc] since being ravaged by a storm with hurricane-force winds a couple of weeks ago [audihertz]. John and I got out of the house on this sunny afternoon to […]

Placeblogger is on the scene


Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007 — 1:30pm PDT
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If you’ve ever Googled aimlessly in search of a local blog, be it for Vancouver or Nairobi, there is now a one-stop-shop available over at Placeblogger. A placeblog is an act of sustained attention to a particular place over time. It can be done by one person, a defined group of people, or in a […]

2007 Polar Bear Swim


Sunday, December 24th, 2006 — 9:57am PDT
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It’s been a tradition for 87 years in Vancouver and this year, just maybe, I’ll be able to get John to go. I mean, we’ve been enjoying the beach all year, right? What’s a quick dip in English Bay… on January 1… after a night of drinking… I mean the Polar Bear Swim Club does […]

Skating Under Robson


Friday, December 15th, 2006 — 9:42pm PDT
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The appeal of the heinously overpriced Rockefeller Centre Ice Rink [wiki] is not just to those who like to ice skate. It’s the experience and just being able to say you did it, like all those people you see in the movies falling in love amidst the twinkle of falling snowflakes. Little do some know, […]