We watch A-Channel during the week sometimes, while cooking dinner and playing along with Jeopardy. We do so mostly because their weather guy, Bruce Williams, comes on with “Watch and Win”. A call-in contest where you can win anything from gift certificates to Canucks tickets. This past Saturday A-Channel opened its doors from 11am to [...]
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Every year we come to Victoria and every time we stay at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort. Originally we would get treatments at the spa, but it then just turned into our main hub for the weekend. Location wise, you can walk across the Johnson Street bridge or take a water taxi and you’re in [...]
Last year we were on hiatus (mostly due to my whole ‘getting married’ thing) but the family girls weekend is a go in a couple of weeks. For several years my mother, sister, aunt, niece and I have ferried over to Victoria for a 3-4 day weekend of Hotel pampering, spa sessions, shopping and touring [...]
As previously noted, my sister and I are racing in The Amazing Hunt tomorrow [Miss604]. It’ll be a foot race for a couple hours around Vancouver complete with all the bells n’ whistles you’ll find to the CBS version (Yield, Detours, camera people, matching shirts and spazzes). We just got the race details, where to [...]
It’s something everyone West of Thunder Bay has come to accept, Toronto is the centre of the Canadian universe. We scoff at the CBC and their disregard for Western programming and hockey coverage, federal politicians have long-before snubbed those on this side of the Rockies and let’s face it, they get all the good shopping, [...]
It’s about time I post about the trip to Seattle last night to see Real Madrid take on DC United eh?  3 more hours to go and I’m fading fast. Yesterday (after working since 7am) I hopped on the skytrain in the afternoon and headed toward Surrey. It took a little longer than expected [...]
After spending 11 hours on a plane and over 3 hours on a coach, I arrived safely in South Wales, a town named Chepstow just over the river from England. The town itself is famous for it’s racetrack and is home to one of the oldest castles in Wales. After spending the night there we [...]