Anja Konjicanin

Anja is the Social CEO of The Vancouver Observer and writer with an interest in current events, celebrity gossip and everything pop-culture related.

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BookNet Canada's bestselling books: May

Scribblers and scrawlers, add these books to your shelves. Here are BookNet Canada's lists of readers' favourite page turners for May. Can you tell which authors are still hanging strong from last...

Write on the Beach offers tips to emerging authors

"You have the right to write the worst garbage in the world," said Lois Peterson, an award-winning author, storyteller and writing instructor. Professional writers and editors who attended the Write...

Sailing with Pirates of the Caribbean's HMS Interceptor

"She's a movie star," said Tommy Cook, captain of the Lady Washington. She appeared in the Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl as the HMS Interceptor, the fastest ship on the...

Is Kate Middleton having an affair?

Catherine Middleton got hacked. It was reported today that a private investigator Jonathan Rees, who works for a newspaper, managed to gain access to Middleton's cell phone. Yikes. Is it because...

Top Chinese superstars: Sammi Cheng, Faye Wong and more

Who's hot in China? We asked our twitter followers for their favourite Chinese celebrities.  Sammi Cheng, 38-year-old Hong Kong Cantopop singer and actress, topped their list. Think Canto-Gaga....

When Canucks and Bruins degenerated into playground poking: reactions

"Stop the fingerpointing games, just play the hockey game," said @jpeachygallery on Twitter. Okay, so Alex Burrows bit Bruins' Patrice Bergeron in Game 1. Boo-hoo. Bergeron's finger is still intact...

The Federation of B.C. Writers presents Write on the Beach

Next Sunday, the largest provincial writers organization in Canada is holding a one-day event for word lovers and book nerds alike to raise funds and to help writers get published.

Who are the hottest Bollywood stars?

Top Bollywood picks from Vancouver's Little India.

Little India in Vancouver: scenes from the Punjabi Market

Punjabi Market, also known as Little India, is located in South Vancouver on Main Street. The air in the Punjabi Market is filled with traditional Indian food and spices. Clothing Stores are...

Justin Bieber goes fishing

Justin Bieber went fishing yesterday. "Good day for fishing," tweeted Bieber. Almost as soon as the 17-year-old hair-flipper announced his plans on Twitter, his fans lost themselves in daydreams...