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Vancouver’s “Herbie” seen in Strathcona

I saw this “Herbie” VW Bug in Strathcona and it made me think of a little bit from a book Asphalt Nation that was reading a little while ago. Published 22 years ago the book is sadly still relevant and worth reading. Interestingly, Vancouver would in the past 20 years implemented a lot of the […]

Me and Ford

Me in 1983 at the Ford Motor Co. in Oakville Ontario. A member in good standing of CAW 707. This is on the #1 trim line where the cars just come over from the body shop after all the robots weld the body of the car. One of my dad’s best friends Curly Kennedy took […]

A little new park at Main St. and 18 Avenue with no name.

Over the holidays I took a little ride with my daughter to check out a new park in Vancouver on Main St. and 18 Avenue. Curiously the park does not have a name yet, which would really help to create a sense of place. The park is a little plaza in front of some commercial […]

2nd annual epic bike ride: Vancouver to Hornby

Scroll down for updates along the way. Photos from the ride Okay, its a go! Our tandem is all tuned up. We are heading out for our annual bike ride to Hornby Island. I wrote about the process of convincing my wife to do this trip here. We will do the ride in two days […]

Pride Parade 2013

Photos from the Parade

Photos of the new plaza in the Davie Village


Vancouver Pride Parade 2012

more photos

Photos from West End Car Free Day 2012

mroe photos

WERA community bbq Saturday August 13

WERA bbq was a great success today. We served over 380 servings of hotdogs today. I met up with lots of old friends from WERA and many friends from the West End. Thanks to everyone who came out to say hi and have a hotdog and chat. Special thanks to WERA president Christine Ackermann (photo […]

VPL Central Branch turns 16

Last night, Saturday May 21, the Vancouver Public Library celebrated the 16th anniversary of its iconic Central Branch building by Moshe Safdie . The event was billed as the Central Branch’s “Sweet 16” party. I went to the event with my daughter Malli who thought it was “good”. What’s not to like, there was a […]