Monthly Archives: February 2010

As seen from False Creek

As seen from False Creek on a glorious sunny day during the Olympics. Advertisements

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With all our wandering around downtown, we really worked up an appetite last Saturday.  When I start getting pretty hungry/starving, I get cranky, and that’s not good 😦  It also makes it difficult for me to decide on something to … Continue reading

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Olympic Craziness – Canada’s Northern House (THE BEST!)

Location: Right near Harbour Centre on Hastings & Seymore, the ground-level entry is rather non-descript, with only an etched glass sign and a lineup outside to help identify it. Lineup Time: We waited about 30 minutes on a late Saturday … Continue reading

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Paying taxes has never been so sweet – Japadog + Cupcakes

I had to run errands today for work, including going straight to Revenue Canada to drop off our T4’s for my work’s employees (cutting it very close to the deadline – gulp!).  To celebrate what I hope was accurate accounting … Continue reading

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Viet Sub

Last night we went to the excellent K’NAAN and Tinariwen show at the beautiful Orpheum Theater as part of the 2010 Cultural Olympiad.  We were a bit rushed to find somewhere to eat nearby as we only got home around … Continue reading

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Olympics Craziness – “the rest”

While most of my visits for Olympic pavilions have been real treats, there have been some which have been underwhelming or lines too ridiculous to even bother 😦 First up Alberta House – located at the corner of  Robson & … Continue reading

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Olympics Craziness – Four Host Nations Pavilion + Haida Gwaii House

Locations: The Four Host Nations First Nations Pavilion is located at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on the corner of Georgia and Hamilton.  You’ll see the large sphere building, but there’s also a second site at the theatre itself, and another down … Continue reading

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