Archive for the category "vancouver"

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "P" is for Pender

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Getting to the bottom of some historical names in the area, it’s time to explore “P” for Pender. From what I can find, Pender Street in Vancouver is named after the same Pender as Pender Harbour and Pender Island, BC. Pender Harbour was named by Captain Henry Richard in honour of his Staff Commander (later […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "O" is for Osoyoos Getaway

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With 29 posts down and after blogging from two time zones during this effort, I am hitting a little bit of a wall and am daydreaming about fun getaways during the summer months. One of which is to one of our favourite destinations, Osoyoos, BC. Osoyoos is home to Canada’s only pocket desert, rolling landscape, […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "N" is for Northern Voice

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every year hundreds of social media enthusiasts and those curious about all things web convene for Northern Voice. Photo credit: Duane Storey on Flickr although it is a weblog conference, the range of topics may involve anything that webloggers are interested in… that is, just about anything. Previous years have had plenty of geekery mixed […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "M" is for Matthew Good

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When recently re-theming my site I created a Media Kit and within it I made sure to credit some people who have inspired and contributed to my blogging over the years, one of whom is Matthew Good. In August of 2006 I was invited to do my first live blog and it just happened to […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "L" is for Lonsdale Quay

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Sitting with Duane, John, and Raul I’ve been calling out every now and then… “L” is for… and awaiting answers from the room. Raul was the first to pipe up with the “Lonsdale Quay” in North Vancouver which is the perfect “L” for this post. Photo credit: PatZ on Flickr I first visited the Quay […]