Archive for the category "vancouver"

Stanley Park is Open… Right

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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

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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

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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

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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, […]

Amazing Race 10 – Return of the Racers Blog

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I usually post a little excerpt here from the Return of the Racers’ Blog on the official Amazing Race site. The blurb this week is rather exciting (not meaning to toot our own horn or anything but it’s pretty freaking cool!) Chip A. 11/24/06 2:55pm From Gus, Canada Comment: “Hey Chip, Feel free to stop […]