Every holiday season I enjoy putting together a “Vancouver Experience Gift Guide” so that you can purchase activities for (and with) the ones you love. It’s this same passion, for time and memories instead of stuff, that inspired local entrepreneur Amielle Lake and her business partners to create Fieldtripp. I first met Amielle about eight […]
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The West Coast Women’s Show, western Canada’s largest women’s show, returns to TRADEX in Abbotsford October 21-23, 2016. Along with 400 booths, and 5 stages packed with entertainment, demos, and workshops, the show features a number of special guests. This year, Kathleen Baty – The Safety Chick – returns to host her very popular Street […]
Comedy is alive and well at the 35th Vancouver International Film Festival (“VIFF”), where you’ll find screenwriter/star Taylor Hill’s latest satire, Marrying the Family. I had the chance to chat with Hill ahead of her previous VIFF hit, Leap 4 Your Life back in 2013, and I’ve followed up three years later to find out […]
Lush evergreens, waves lapping at a pebbly beach, snow capped peaks, are all images that would make any local homesick for the Pacific Northwest. However, the soaked streets, glistening reflections from headlights and neon signs, and a couple huddled under an umbrella are scenes that really get me. I can’t help but feel something for […]
Kicking off a new small business series, I have interviewed Fraser Valley photographer and writer, Leanne Campbell about her Fraser Valley-based business. Girly Brilliance, Leanne Campbell Business: Girly Brilliance original photo greeting cards Social Media: Instagram, Facebook One of Leanne’s cards for saleat House of James in Abbotsford Leanne Campbell got online in the early […]
Tucked away behind the busy corner of Oak and 41st, there is a training centre, swimming pool, performing arts centre, gallery, museum, library — and more — all under one roof. I was invited to tour Vancouver’s Jewish Community Centre (“JCC”) earlier this summer and between daycare classes learning about growing vegetables in their own […]