Browsing All posts tagged under »Vancouver«

Art or Clothing? The Lululemon way.

December 21, 2010


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 […]

Remembering with Old and New Traditions

December 5, 2010


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 […]

I just want to vote…Please!

May 3, 2010


To date I have focused on the stories I wish to tell through my photography, but feel that this is a story that needs to be shared.  The tale of one girl, who just wanted to vote in her country’s general election no matter how much effort it took.  She had to battle a lack […]

A month of transition for the city of glass!

April 4, 2010


Vancouver began March with a city-wide hangover and the post Olympic blues, before gearing up for the next world-class event.  the Paralympics.  However with only five winter events, compared with 20 in the summer programme, it is not surprising that the party shrunk. Sponsors pulled out, Olympic houses shut, people on the streets no longer […]

The Effect of Snow in Poverty

March 5, 2010


A little girl peeks out of the family hut, breathes in the -10°C air, then sneaks back in, only to reemerge with no jacket but wearing  a thin hat. At the time I didn’t really take in the absurdity of this moment.  Sometimes my camera and professional mindset shields me from reality and it isn’t […]

Vancouver celebrates hogmanay style

March 3, 2010


Two weeks ago I had never been to an Olympic games and was fresh off the plane in a changed city.  Looking back, I was incredibly naïve to the huge impact winter games can have in a small city like Vancouver.  I had missed all the build up, the apprehension and even the opening ceremony. […]