Archive for the category "vancouver"

WordPress Plugins That Don't Work with 2.5.1

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Little by little I’m discovering that some of my favourite plugins I’ve come to know, love, and depend upon to make my daily blogging life that much easier are pretty much… toast. By way of Lorelle I also hear there are problems with the Automatic Update for Plugins in WP 2.5 so I need to […]

Monday Evening Link Fest: Geek Edition

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Welcome to a special “late” edition of my link fest, brought to you by a smooth glass of VQA following my guest speaking opportunity at SFU. Thanks to the talented indie media master Lisa Mansfield of The Tyee, I spoke for her students about blogging, corporate communications and new media writing in the business world. […]

Mario Andretti and the Fun City of Old

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon my dad pulled out his digital camera and showed me a photo of a nice man that sort of looks like he could be one of my mom’s cousins in Germany. Turns out my dad visited with one of the most successful race car drivers of all time, Mario Andretti, while he was […]

The Amazing Hunt: Vancouver Edition

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In less than 24 hours John and I will be running and driving through the streets of Vancouver during the first Amazing Hunt of 2008. The Amazing Hunt is an urban adventure racing series modeled after popular reality television shows. You will get to set out as teams of two to embark on an exhilarating […]

H&M Vancouver and the Apple Store, a Match Made in Heaven

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Recently malls have offered lounge areas in their corridors where you’ll find a throw rug, leather arm chairs, maybe a couch, and a handful of husbands camping out until their wives resurface with the credit cards at which time they become porters, carrying all goods purchased out to the vehicle. I for one know that […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Ambleside Park

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next up in the Metro Vancouver Park Series is a guest post written by Terry from West Van who covers the beautiful and multi-functional Ambleside Park. Ambleside Park is the best know attraction in West Vancouver that is not a shopping mall or a ferry terminal. West Vancouver’s citizens gather at Ambleside to socialize, engage […]