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An ode to Winter

I left the cabin at about 8AM, walked out to my car, bound for Whistler Mountain. It had snowed overnight. Not very much. No need to dig out the car. 735 more words

Photography

....of pity & pride...

As Her Majesty attends another official State Opening of Parliament in London, UK today, and makes yet another Speech from the Throne, no doubt the city is abuzz with tourists & citizens alike, eager to here some of the plans for… 184 more words

travel| sasamat lake

Another great nature walk I went on during my recent BC visit was to Sasamat Lake, near Port Moody, BC. There are so many great walking and hiking trails, a beach to relax on, and a floating bridge where you can fish and go swimming. 54 more words

Canada

Ewart: B.C.'s fledgling LNG boom continues on an uncertain path

The on-again, off-again LNG boom in British Columbia is continuing on its uncertain path.

As setbacks to the much-hyped energy windfall continue to arise — the threats to coastal eelgrass is the latest — and make the letters L-N-G seemingly stand for Likely No Go, the nascent liquefied natural gas industry got a boost from one of its key players. 690 more words

Politics

Afternoon at The Butchart Gardens

You must must must visit The Butchart Gardens, if you ever find yourself visiting British Columbia’s beautiful Capital, Victoria. 188 more words

TRAVEL

Surfen op Long Beach, Vancouver Island (audioslide)

De westkust van Vancouver Island is zonder twijfel de wilde kust van het eiland, met golven, veel regen en een ruige kustlijn. In het westen van het eiland staan ook meer superhoge bomen en zie je meer grote zoogdieren. 139 more words