Month: December 2010

Girls Rock Camp Vancouver

Being that I’m coming to you this morning from somewhere along I-5 between Vancouver, BC and Portland, Oregon, mentioning Girls Rock Camp seems only appropriate. Nearly a decade ago, the Portland State University Campus launched a summer camp… Read More

Giveaway: Kick-Start Christmas Shopping With $250 From Tourism Richmond

UPDATE: The contest is now closed. Congratulations to Sophia (@chengsophia) on winning a $250 Visa gift card from Tourism Richmond and Keira-Anne! Thanks to all who entered. While growing up on Vancouver Island, escaping to “the big city”… Read More

It’s A Wonderful Life This Christmas Season

While I am very familiar with the age-old story of It’s a Wonderful Life – the Frank Capra-directed classic Christmas tale starring James Stewart – I’m a bit embarrassed to admit that it’s a movie I’ve never actually… Read More

Eating My Way Through Nanaimo…

As someone who loves to eat, cook, discover, sample and savour any and all food, Nanaimo wouldn’t normally be the first city that comes to mind as a culinary mecca. What I was recently very pleased to discover… Read More