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The Daily Commute by Chris Crawford

Living on the Sunshine Coast has afforded me the experience of a daily commute by ferry.  This is not an unheard of thing around Coastal British Columbia.  393 more words

Falling In Love With Vancouver (and Tim Hortons!)

I had high hopes for Vancouver, and that worried me. Because it’s often the places you think you’ll fall in love with that disappoint you, and the ones you have no preconceptions of are the ones that surprise you. 1,685 more words


Mystery Solved

Early 16th century: alteration (by association with grand ‘big’) of Old French grapois, from medieval Latin craspiscis, from Latin crassus piscis fat fish.

Oxford English Dictionary…

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Documentaries and Chill?

Hey guys,

This week is coming to a close and I must say I didn’t write as much as I had hoped to. I find though, with less blog posts I can write more and make them more interesting. 413 more words

Whale Watching

One of the things that had been on my bucket list to do since moving to Vancouver, was to go out whale watching. Vancouver is perfectly placed for whale watching because many whales who migrate using the Georgia Staight pass through these waters on their way. 566 more words


Why Are SeaWorld Taking So Long To Free Their Orcas?

(Originally published on The Student Situation: http://studentsituation.co.uk/2016/03/06/seaworld/)

Only a few, long years overdue, SeaWorld have finally announced that they are ending their orca shows. Not immediately, as one would assume – especially after their falling profit margins and shed load of online abuse, but in 2017. 998 more words

What fears the ocean’s top predator and who is the biggest carnivorous fish?

Great white shark was one of the main targets in our South Africa trip. I was lucky, as always – the orcas have arrived to False Bay a week before us, and all the Great whites and cowsharks were gone. 417 more words