Archive for the category "vancouver"

Vancouver History: Snow Days

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update December 21, 2008: I’ve promoted this post to the front page of my site in honor of the 20cms of snow we’ve received over the last 24 hours. When I was younger we would get some real snow days – the kind where you’d spend all day in your one-piece snow suit and only […]

Robson Street For the Holidays

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Living in the West End we often try to avoid Robson street, except when it comes to taking the bus to and from destinations. We prefer the tree-covered strolls of the side streets to the hustle and bustle of tourists, shoppers, students, and those in much more of a hurry than us. That’s not to […]

Waxy Photography For Charity

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

At Thursday night’s Best of 604 awards it was revealed that the people’s choice for Best Photo Site in Metro Vancouver for 2008 was Waxy Photography by John Goldsmith. In the spirit of the event, he’s now paying the good fortune forward, selling prints to benefit a very worthy cause. Photo credit: Waxy on Flickr […]

Local Mountain Season Openings 2008

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Cypress, Grouse, and Seymour are the beloved local mountains of our region that provide us with a natural playground, hiking trails, drinking water, and in the winter time a source of much joy and fun as we play and carve through their snowy wonderlands. Opening dates for the locals had been moved back due to […]

Review: In the Pink Boutique

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s nothing quite like getting an email from someone offering to do something nice for you, especially at times when you’re the last person on your mind. The other day I was invited to visit In The Pink Boutique in South Surrey to have a look around their designer shop and pick out a dress […]