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littlest hobo takes the train

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We were headed out East on the Skytrain this morning when an unexpected rider hopped on at Patterson station. The German Shepherd trotted right past us, and down to the other end of the train. It was a Millenium Line [wiki] train, one of the “new” fancy articulated Bombardiers, so the dog was able to […]

change of seasons

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

We went for a walk the other day and John said, “I miss this smell.” Ocean mist, damp technicolour trees, ribbons of smoke in the air from someone burning leaves in their yard… welcome to Fall. Today, 24 Hours featured a couple pumpkin patches around Vancouver. I’m glad I made asked Jenny to write her […]

best of vancouver?

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While out in Surrey this evening, we got our paws on a copy of the Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver edition. We browsed through, agreed with some picks, strongly disagreed with others (eg. my dad and John could not believe that Beaver Lake was best urban oasis). While on the topic of things Vancouver, I […]

like clockwork eh – the 9 o’clock gun

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are some interesting sights to see in Stanley Park aside from the park itself. There are so many things to take pictures of, explore, run around, walk under and gaze at in awe. Anything from totem poles to Canadian geese – but when it comes to the 9 o’clock gun you won’t see many […]