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Vancouver Adventure, Day Six: Staying Local in Yaletown

Vancouver Adventure, Day Six: Staying Local in Yaletown

I cannot remember the last time a trip came to an end all too soon. Normally after 5 days I am looking forward to going home, to my own bed, to all my clothes, to my fully stocked kitchen, but despite having some exciting projects to work on my return, not to mention completing my […]

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Vancouver Adventure, Canucks Stanley Cup Play-Offs

Vancouver Adventure, Canucks Stanley Cup Play-Offs

Tweets from the game The website says the game’s on at 6pm, I get back to my room at 5.45 with Mac & Cheese for the game from IAG across the road. The show starts at 6pm, the game starts at 6.10. This is how to show live sport British TV, not an hour of […]

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Vancouver Adventure, Day Five: Commercial Drive

Vancouver Adventure, Day Five: Commercial Drive

Today is all about the Sky Train. It’s pretty much what it says, an over ground train service that sometimes is a little like a rollercoaster, except it doesn’t go round in circles or unnecessarily fast and you don’t have to be belted up. Actually it’s just like a normal train that happens to run […]

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Vancouver Adventure, Day Four: Victoria trip

Vancouver Adventure, Day Four: Victoria trip

 Victoria not at all like England; no-one’s drunk, they don’t complain about the weather & the workmen politely say hello. Today is what this trip was planned around, getting onto Vancouver Islands. It took five hours door to door to get here, as the hotel kindly arranged it but I will regret it if I […]

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Vancouver Adventure, Day Three: Boat trip

Vancouver Adventure, Day Three: Boat trip

 Breakfast: French Toast at Moodyville Cafe, North Vancouver Today the rain is forecast but I decide to take the jaunt over to North Vancouver. I’ve promised myself I’ll explore BC so that’s what I’m doing. On landing over the water, there is another Public Market, an indoors market almost identical to Granville Island. I manage […]

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Vancouver Adventure: Day 2, Easter

Vancouver Adventure: Day 2, Easter

Vancouver Day Two: Easter Sunday Easter Cookie Well commerce may be closed but the shops are open. It remains dry and sunny whilst I walk all the way to through the West End, through Davie Village to the English Bay to walk on some sand, buy my first cupcake (Vanilla of course) even though the […]

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Vancouver Adventrue: Day 1, Arriving on a sunny day

Vancouver Adventrue: Day 1, Arriving on a sunny day

  For once, there wasn’t a film I wanted to see. There’s usually one that I missed at the cinema or one I’d see again but this time I had to look through the one’s I’d never heard of: Croupier (not bad Clive Owen flick 7/10), Somewhere (not as bad as worst film ever, Lost […]

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