Archive for the category "vancouver"

Sea Wall, La Nina, and 1996 calling

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For some reason I am terribly nauseous this morning, and before you whip out the ‘jump to conclusions mat’ let me state that we were completely sober for the TCC podcast last night AND no, there won’t be the pitter patter of little Bollwitts around any time soon. I’m just SUPER woozy and woke up […]

Free Ferries, New Mascots and Johnny Canuck Down Under

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Three more work days until the long weekend and ten more days until I’m in Iowa – FANtastic. Here’s a mid-week update from the good folks at – meaning… me. Ferry travel should be somewhat less painful than normal this holiday weekend with reduced fares for underweight vehicles on some BC Ferries routes as […]

Guide to Vancouver Area Rinks and Ice Skating

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I head out the door to make my trek to work these days I immediately take in the fresh fall air then exhale, making ghosts with my breath. It’s November – ALREADY and nothing says “winter activity” like hitting the local ice rink. Due to the recent civic strike that spanned summer and parts […]

Sunday Morning Link Fest

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I hope everyone around here remember to set their clocks back so they’re not unnecessarily early to any events this morning. Here’s a quick news roundup. CKNW has been spreading rumors about the Surrey murder and taking shots at the justice system. Naturally, the RCMP isn’t pleased. CKNW…. they’re so badass… News1130 teases us with […]

Vancouver 2010 Mascot

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update November 27, 2007: The mascots have been revealed, read more here. A big huggable bear? A bird of some kind? Perhaps a giant inukshuk come to life? Just what exactly will the Vancouver 2010 Olympic mascot look like? It’s a closely guarded Olympic secret! The designs have been drawn and redrawn for more than […]