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His other car isn't a car, it's a Lexicle

You know those tricycle contraptions made out of bicycle bits and wrapped in an aerodynamic wind faring? Where the cyclist is positioned on their back or stomach inside what looks like a pedal-powered cruise missile? 504 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Cloudy with a chance of justice


Today I saw a cloud that gave me the unmistakable impression of a super-powered wiener dog flying to the rescue; its cape stretched out in a straight line by the terrific acceleration. 14 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Snorting Splenda -- don't try this at home kids!

Kids do the damnedest things.

Yesterday, while I was in one of my favourite South Granville Restaurants (which would prefer to go unnamed), I noticed a grubby, chubby kid in a hoody and shorts standing outside with his back to the main entrance. 564 more words

Vancouver B.C.

No wonder the salmon looks surprised

This morning I encountered a rarity: a fish head — a salmon to be precise — sitting pretty as you please in the back alley on the east side of South Granville. 198 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Last wasp standing -- just barely

Right up until the end, wasps spend their short eight months on this earth in a constant blur of activity.

I like to imagine the fanciful possibility that they live sped-up lives — like pressing the fast forward button on a Barry White recording until he sounds like Alvin the Chipmunk. 325 more words

Vancouver B.C.

How to cheat on your blue bin recycling

The city of Vancouver’s weekly curbside garbage and recycling pickup system is a regular challenge for single family homeowners: will they remember the correct day to put out their recycling blue box and bags? 181 more words

Vancouver B.C.

South Granville guard helps save baby bird

A badly injured baby seagull is getting at least a chance at survival thanks to the Wildlife Rescue Association of B.C. and a South Granville BIA Concierge. 443 more words

Vancouver B.C.