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Springtime in Colony Farm, Port Coquitlam
The signs of spring are clearly visible in Colony Farm. The history of Colony Farm dates back to 1904, when the Essondale mental health facility acquired 1,000 acres of arable land and wetlands....
May 9th, 2011
Please keep your dogs off the beach. My children are playing.
If I took up fire twirling you wouldn't want me near your children. So can't you keep your dogs out of the dog-free area?
Jan 28th, 2011
Leaning how to snowboard
My advice to others who want learn: don’t expect too much of yourself. If you aren’t falling then you aren’t trying hard enough. Bring Advil.
Jan 14th, 2010
Vancouver in snow
Over the weekend, the snow fell heavily in Vancouver. Up at Queen Elizabeth Park, as much as 10 cm fell, covering the trees and grounds with a thick, heavy blanket of wet snow. Many of the trees...
Nov 20th, 2010
A rainbow lights up the sky over Vancouver
We don't get many thunderstorms here in Vancouver, but we do get the occasional rainbow. Especially this time of the year. The sun's always low on the horizon, and the sky often clear in the West in...
Nov 8th, 2010
Visiting Parksville/Qualicum Beach: the Seven Wonders of Oceanside in one weekend
The challenge: Check out each of the Seven Wonders of Oceanside as explained by the Island tourism website. You have one weekend.
May 27th, 2010
Eight beautiful hikes in Vancouver, B.C.
Time to get outside and explore Vancouver's many great trails.
Apr 2nd, 2010
Traveling Alone in the Jungle of Northern Thailand
I had many adventures in South East Asia, but spending an unplanned amount of time in a Northern Thai jungle, alone and sick with pneumonia was definitely a highlight.
Mar 25th, 2010
Coming to the Olympics in Vancouver, BC? Bring an Umbrella and Take a Break in the Wilderness
Coming to Vancouver for the 2010 Games? It's gorgeous, you'll love it. But don't forget your umbrella. Story in pictures of a typically wonderful and wet Vancouver day.
Linda Solomon Wood
Jan 10th, 2010
Going Outside? Prepare to be Lost
As adventure tourists, many people need a guide to show them how to properly cry under a tree when they are lost. Many times this guide is me, so who better to supply some professional insight into et
Dec 30th, 2009