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Story Behind a Cavity

Behind the real estate cavity shown above, there is the beginning of a story about a Vancouver personality. The cavity is, I’m convinced, the location in the 1920s of the Hotel Martinique Smoke Shop at 1184 Granville Street.  361 more words


Haute Cuisine (Les saveurs du Palais)

by Ken B.

There’s a scene in Haute Cuisine that sees Hortense Laboire (Catherine Frot), French President François Mitterand’s head private chef, and a few other cooks trying a prospective dessert cooked in the chaotic main kitchen. 688 more words

Ken B.

Beatrix Potter -- Linda Lear

Beatrix Potter is one of the biggest names in Children’s literature, and yesterday was her birthday, or at least it would have been her 148th birthday. 542 more words

Book Review

A perfect ballet.

“Falsehood is never in words; it is in things.”
― Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities


One Light Still Shines

One Light Still Shines  by Cindy Lambert, 2013

This book was recommended to me by a stranger at my son’s football game- I’m so glad I listened to her! 53 more words



I wanted to get to know the workers on board the Morgan because, as a biographer, I need to gain some sense of Melville’s work environment. 2,154 more words

Who Am I?

(very briefly)

Hey guys, I just wanted to touch briefly on a little bit of my back story. I grew up being a ‘believer’. Raised in the Roman Catholic Church, I always had my questions and never got any real answers to them. 851 more words