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Thoughts about XF Lenses and XF 16mm F1.4

Some of you asked us about a brand new addition to the Fuji XF line of lenses – XF 16mm F1.4. In short – we are not getting this lens. 340 more words


Northern Shovelers [Anas clypeata] ~ #35

Saturday April 18th was a beautiful day, sunny and warm. I hadn’t been to Reifel for a few months and today was a great day to get out in some sunshine and see how many feathered friends I can add to the list. 108 more words


My solitary place ...

I’m a creature of habit. It’s daft really. For 20 years, maybe longer, I have stopped on my bike, this very bike, under this tree overlooking English Bay to sit, relax, read, meditate, refuel, and exercise. 80 more words


Section of Stanley Park seawall closed after sandstone falls on bike path

A section of the Stanley Park seawall is closed to cyclists after a piece of sandstone fell on the bike path late Thursday afternoon.

Brian Quinn, manager of parks operations for the Vancouver Park Board, said crews worked overnight to clean up the debris, which fell only on the cycling lane portion of the seawall. 179 more words


Pacific APA 2015

The 2015 Pacific Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association took place April 1 – 4 in Vancouver, British Columbia. It may seem a bit odd that the… 1,099 more words

Mute Swan [Cygnus olor] ~ #34

I was little puzzled when I entered the Mute Swan into my e-bird checklist and it told me it was a rare find for the area, because they’ve always been there.  91 more words