I spent much of today following the events in London through the BBC, the Guardian, and multiple social media channels, and it caused me to think a lot about my reactions to both this riot, and the riots in Vancouver after the Canucks lost the Stanley Cup. In both cases I took issue with a … Continue reading The #LondonRiots & The #CanucksRiots
UBC F-Word Conference 2011: Women & Science Fiction
Last weekend I presented at my first Academic Conference. I was nervous, but the day went very well, and I'm glad to say that I'm proud of the presentation I gave. The conference was the second annual F-Word Undergraduate Conference at UBC, put on by the UBC Women & Gender Studies Association. It ran all … Continue reading UBC F-Word Conference 2011: Women & Science Fiction
Summer in Vancouver
For me, summer in Vancouver is walking home from work over the Burrard Street Bridge. I kind of love bridges. Different cities, different favourite bridges. San Francisco has the Golden Gate, London has the Millennium Footbridge (affectionately called the wobbly bridge), Victoria has (for now) the Blue Bridge, and in Vancouver its Burrard Street. I … Continue reading Summer in Vancouver
Images of Vancouver – Gastown
I went out to dinner in Gastown this weekend, and it made me think a bit about this part of Vancouver. Gastown is a startling mix of people, it's images seem to fracture along very different lines. On one side of Gastown's current story, is the party. Young, good-looking Vancouverites with money to spend … Continue reading Images of Vancouver – Gastown
Buildings are covered in advertising right now - even ones that haven't officially done so. The Sun is creating a myriad of advertisements in a concrete forest. I find it strangely beautiful. Coincidental Art.
At the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal...trying to take photos of sunsets, I took photos of fences instead.
Book 7: A Thousand Dreams
Book Title: A Thousand Dreams: Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside & The Fight For Its Future Author: Larry Campbell, Neil Boyd & Lori Culbert Published: 2009 Pages: 291 Category: nonfiction: Canadian politics; nonfiction: BC Politics As some of you may have noticed, the city of Vancouver is playing host to the Olympic Winter Games this February, and … Continue reading Book 7: A Thousand Dreams
Welcome to Canada
I took this photo last Sunday in Vancouver - at the corner of West Georgia & Howe Streets, 4 days before the Games started. Go Canada Go!
A few people on Twitter just posted a link to this utterly gorgeous time lapse photography video of Vancouver. Thought I'd share. (watch in HD if you can)
I’ve missed this city.
Vancouver This Summer - The night of lightning, fireworks, and an orange sky.