Archive of posts tagged "blogathon"

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: The Home Stretch

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the last few weeks I have been trying to organize a way for Vancouver bloggers to stay up late and raise money for the charity of their choice. Using the Blogathon model, with the lack of their technology, we pieced together this effort and I think that everyone involved has done an amazing job. […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: Fireworks to Wake Me Up

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Note to self, resting your eyes for “just a minute” while doing a Blogathon can turn into 45 minutes. Since I’m a little late getting this post out I’m going toss in this older photo from Dave in honor of last night’s fireworks. Photo credit: uncleweed on Flickr This image was taken from Cypress – […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: Vancouverism

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My Dad told me about this term that’s being used around the globe called, “Vancouverism” and John recently sent me this snapshot from The Guardian: “The regeneration of Vancouver mixes slender, tall towers with low rise buildings and public spaces. An exhibition to celebrate Vancouverism is being held at Canada House in London.” Photo credit: […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: Living Water Smart

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s pretty remarkable that now that the rain has started to fall, we’re not out in the tent somewhere as that’s the way things usually go with us and summer rain. This year, a piddly 0.2 mm on July 3 and the same amount two days later means we’re out of the running for the […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: The Flying Squirrels of Stanley Park

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I am a big fan of the Stanley Park Ecology Society and the good work they go in the park – from guided walks to ive busters maintenance of the natural landscape. They have an upcoming event highlighting the flying squirrel (yes, there are flying squirrels in Stanley Park) that I would like to mention […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: Day of Blogs

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The Blogathon was not my creation, it’s something that has been around for many years and since its usual organizers decided to take a break for 2008, I picked up the torch for a mini Vancouver version. There were others who also decided it shouldn’t completely cease to be this year and they have been […]