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Crocuses and cycles: Your numerology cycles for April 1–15

First the howling blizzard woke us, Then the rain came down to soak us, And now before the eye can focus— Crocus. —Lilja Rogers The “howling blizzard” part of that little piece may not totally apply...

March is full of contradictions: Your numerology cycles for March 1–15

March in Vancouver is a strange month, full of contradictions. The crocuses are blooming and magnolia trees are threatening to burst forth, but down coats or vests are still useful. This is a...

A crash course guide to ten Chinese New Year traditions

Gung hay fat choy, dear VO readers, or best wishes and congratulations. By now, you may have clued in as to why there is a peculiar increase in Chinese food products at your local grocery store...

Settle in to real life: your numerology cycles for January 16–31

By now the full impact of real life, not holiday life, is setting in. Gather all your courage and face not only the scale, but Vancouver in January. You can do it. Keep Gore-Tex jackets and...

Hello, Van City!

Vancouver's Big Gay Blog is here at last! A collection of all the top stories happening in Vancouver's spectacular queer community- and abroad. We're political, we're fashionable, we're cinematic and

Your Perfect Halloween Mask, and Your Numerology Cycles for October 16–31

Are you observing the magic of October? Remember to stay alert to your own process. You have the opportunity now to correct any destructive habits you may have picked up. Coffee, too many glasses of...

Two wheel zeal: why biking beats driving

I love living in Vancouver. One of the first things I did when I moved here was sell my car.  Living and working downtown, my once beloved Honda Civic became more of a nuisance...

Your numerology cycles for August 16-31

We are in the home stretch now, and summer is in the early autumn of its beautiful life. Take time off if you can manage, regardless of where you are in your cycle pattern. Summer in Vancouver is...

Your numerology cycles for August 1-15

The dog days of August are with us, and with the warmth, the madness and the sadness of the last days of summer. My dog, Seriuss, spends much of his time looking for tile floors on which to cool his...

The summer solstice: your numerology cycles for June 16–30

If June could talk, it would probably boast that it invented romance.