Shades of grey

On a dull, bleak winter day, West Vancouver’s Lighthouse Park is quiet and the trails leading to Point Atkinson are almost empty. Once standing on the rocks by the ocean, at the very edge of the park, the city is forgotten as the entrance to Howe Sound reveals itself, dotted with islands and lined with…

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We deal in memories

It could be said that tourism is based on a combination of factors such as efficient advertising, convenient transportation, a hospitality infrastructure, local attractions, interesting geography and contrasting cultures. The higher these factors are rated, the better our potential as a tourist venue or destination. The product is then supported by outgoing, friendly and knowledgeable…

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1:00 am Robson and Bute

The streets are wet, reflecting the night in an offset version of itself. Faces are blurry, paces are hurried to places far buried. It’s a time for hunting when predators are preys and the weak grow strong. Alcohol is everywhere, flowing through veins and into brains, pouring out of nightclubs and shooting stars out of…

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The meaning of life

Everything in life seems to be a matter of perspective. Things are different seen from above, from below or from the inside. From before and from after. Bird’s eye, fisheye, eye level, eyes closed. Are there as many universes as there are points of view? Will the things here ever match the stuff over there…

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Thinking out loud

On passe sa vie à partir, en dehors et en dedans. On traverse des oh! et des bah! – les premiers créateurs, les seconds générateurs de départs. On s’éloigne lentement de la famille, on laisse derrière le sourire des amis, on délaisse les lieux qui pourtant nous sont devenus familiers. Le quai d’une gare, un…

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