2006 Vancouver Celebration of Light

As done before in Cannes when I was a kid, and in Montreal, and probably many other cities, Vancouver holds an annual fireworks competition. It’s called the HSBC Celebration of Light and last Wednesday was the opening night, with Italy trying to redeem itself for Materazzi’s treachery. ;-) Attempting to avoid the crowds, I opted…


Kindness ~

I expect to pass through life but once. If, therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do, let me do it now, as I shall not pass this way again.

Stephen Grellet, 1773-1855 e

The colors of Victoria

Monday was "Do the tourist thing" day. Courtesy of the fine folks at Landsea Tours, S. and I went for a day excursion to Victoria, the pampered way. Leaving at 8:00 am and returning around 9:30 pm, the full day tour was fun, simple and… free! Victoria is a most colorful and flowered city and…