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Photos of Butchart Gardens Part 2

Thanks for stopping by Photomania.

As promised in my previous post, here are a few other shots from the gardens.

The leading lines of the lawn take the eye to the hill and staircase. 64 more words


Dumpster diver's silver-winning performance

Two days ago a dumpster diver walked up to me in McDonald’s and slapped down a coin on the counter beside me. It struck the counter with the pure ringing note of silver, though it turned out (like the guy who had it) not to be as pure as it sounded. 446 more words

Vancouver B.C.

VPD cruiser is an arresting sight on a gray day

Earlier today my camera caught one of the Vancouver Police Department’s new Dodge Chargers making a scene on West Broadway Avenue. Click the image to enlarge.

Vancouver B.C.

Nearly 39% of resident Vancouver home owners can't get BC home owner grant

Before we go and build all new municipal tax structures to discourage absentee home owners,I decided to have a look at British Columbia’s existing tax credit for live-in home owners. 509 more words

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Jonathan versus the clawback

When my friend Jonathan first became homeless he was 18-years-old. His parents’ marriage was falling apart and consequently he fell into a pattern of depression and substance abuse. 630 more words

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Intersection of Hemlock and Broadway

I came across an interesting intersection while out walking today.

The intersection was at the corner of Hemlock Street and Broadway Avenue.

Of course as soon as I saw the name of this intersection- Hemlock and Broadway- I immediately came up with my own fictional radio news headline, 31 more words


Walking my doggerel in the rain

Rain, rain, here to stay.
Summer’s back some time in May.
Ten percent chance of sun today.

After the traditional nursery rhyme.
Vancouver B.C.