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Saturday December 13th 2014

Archive for September, 2010

Farewell Sweet Prince

Farewell Sweet Prince

Over the summer I was lucky enough to buy a mid-90s black Bianchi cross trainer bike. For approximately six weeks I understood cycling culture: I hated car drivers, I loved the freedom, and really enjoyed the exercise on the daily commute to work. In fact, the time to get to work went from a pacey 40min walk to a speedy 15 min ride. During that [...]

Hamburger Mary’s Diner

Hamburger Mary’s Diner

One of the many careers I have fancied is as a food writer. It has occurred to me that I'll need to get a lot of practice in, so what better way than writing about some of the yummy places we've been eating at in Vancouver. We were wandering around Davie Street on Saturday morning looking for something interesting for brunch when we came back [...]

An overview of Vancouver

An overview of Vancouver

When coming to a new place, one can easily look at Google Maps and street view and think that they are getting the feel for a place — however once you get there and check it out, you realise that a virtual glimpse is quite often wrong. But the map below is one that I wish I had seen prior to arriving in Vancouver, it's so correct it's [...]

Crowded House

Crowded House

I've seen Crowded House live for the first time at Homebake two years ago. They were the final act of the night and every single person at the festival crowded round the stage to sing along to Don't Dream It's Over. Standing there on that warm Sydney night you could clearly hear every word as thousands of people sang along with Neil Finn. It was a [...]