Art or Clothing? The Lululemon way.

December 21, 2010

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The sun seems to shine indefinitely on clothing brand Lululemon, despite being born in Canada’s rainiest city, Vancouver, BC.  It recently gained praise from Oprah Winfrey, seen soaring profits and success through e-commerce.  This success has not gone to the yoga fashionistas heads though and they continue to focus on what their client needs and […]

Posted in: Canada, Photography

Remembering with Old and New Traditions

December 5, 2010

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Two years ago, my passion for Vancouver began in the pouring rain on Remembrance Day in North Vancouver.  It was the beginning of a week-long visit to the city with my friend Kim Ing.  We were meeting up with her old high school classmate, who is now an RCMP officer (Mountie to you Brits) and […]

Posted in: Canada, Photography

Zombies descend on Yaletown, Vancouver to Thrill the Public

October 26, 2010

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A dead prom queen on the right of the room, superman with a bullet hole on the left and a horde of convicts gathered near a window.  This wasn’t a surreal nightmare, but the holding room for Vancouver’s Thrill The World event. Yaletown Roundhouse Community Centre played host to 286 zombies, on Saturday, as part […]

Posted in: Canada, Photography, Writing

Taj Mahal Brings the Blues to Burnaby

September 16, 2010

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Last month, the City of Burnaby hosted their 11th annual Blues and Roots festival, with one legendary headliner.  Taj Mahal, 50 year veteran of the blues world.  An exceptional talent that I had not previously heard of.  That is sure to make my next half of the story hard to swallow for many, as I […]

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An Irishman, a Scot and an Aussie enter a bar in rural Washington State…

September 10, 2010

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It may sound like the start of a cheesy joke but on one camping trip the cliché became a window into the life of a colourful local named Delford Sibart (yes that really was his name) and his classic car collection.  At the time, the setting could easily have been confused for one of those […]

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A Marching Band, Fireworks and a Golden Scarf…Football, the American Way.

August 7, 2010

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“Just support the home side. You’re a Rangers fan!” The shout from my father over the buzz of the crowd somehow didn’t dispel my internal confusion. Rangers or Celtic? The first question most people ask following the discovery that I grew up in Glasgow, Scotland (the next question being: is it just like Trainspotting and […]

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