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Fine encryption of the art

The painting I found this morning beside a dumpster looks starkly apocalyptic; chock full of overwrought imagery: a bleeding heart, praying hands, flames, a bird, rockets and cups. 229 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Trashing a bad litter -- both bins and politicians

The era of the anti-binner litter bin may be coming to a quiet end.

For some nine years locking grey metal litter bins have dominated the streets of Vancouver. 1,792 more words

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Browsing the city's candy store of history

The archives of the city of Vancouver, B.C. are searchable online and provide an indispensable resource for anyone seriously researching the history of the city. 346 more words

Vancouver B.C.

The views expressed aren't necessarily my own

Alder Street continues to be one of my favourite “go to” streets for attractive views.  Friday afternoon I snapped yet another panoramic photo looking north down Alder; this one from a vantage point at about 11th avenue. 358 more words

Vancouver B.C.

We won't miss all this woodwork when it's gone

Late this afternoon I had to stop for a moment at the intersection of 10th Avenue and the alley on the east side of South Granville Street; just long enough to acknowledge, if not admire, the lopsided assemblages of wooden utility poles along my path. 231 more words

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Another crappy sign of homelessness

First thing this morning I found a discarded panhandler’s cardboard sign; just off Hemlock Street in the alley on the south side of West Broadway Avenue. 382 more words

Vancouver B.C.

A day in the clichéd life of chickens

Yesterday I ran into the same backyard chickens from my post in August but this time, rather than being cooped up, they were wandering around… 98 more words

Vancouver B.C.