Archive for the category "vancouver"

A Bouquet of Freshly Sharpened Pencils

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As Vancouverites, we accept 10 months of rain and mild weather. We come to live with the fact that if there’s frost on the ground, no one can drive properly and if it’s rainy from October to June… at least there will be sun in July and August. This year I don’t think Mother Nature […]

Canada Russia Super Series

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was 35 years ago that our nation rallied behind a group of hockey players in games taking place from Vancouver, to Moscow and in between. The series was East vs West, Communism vs Democracy, and more importantly… who was the world’s ‘Hockey Nation’. 1972summitseries.com The Summit Series was the first competition between full-strength Soviet […]

Shop The Line Photo Contest

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Did you know about this contest? I sure didn’t until I saw a billboard with a photo on it and in a small font on the bottom right it said, “Shop The Line Photo Contest“. Huh, interesting. I’ve walked past that billboard ad many times over the last couple of months and just realized its […]

Silent 9 O'clock Gun in Stanley Park

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I knew there was something missing but I never realized it until now, well until my sister sent me a text message this morning. Aside from the garbage piling up, libraries being shut down and public pools not being filled with youngsters splashing around, there’s something else that’s happening because of the civic strike in […]

Tech Friendly Boutique Hotels in Vancouver

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Looking for a funky web savvy boutique hotel in downtown Vancouver that won’t break the bank? Recently Mark from Chicago contacted me through the blog to ask about such a place since he’ll be coming to town this fall. I don’t want to pay stratospheric prices […] Is there a smaller, classy, tech-friendly place you […]