The new Black & White gallery is up ~

Featuring Lightbox JS v.2.02 as a slideshow script and the OpenCube Infinite Menus, the new gallery is a collection of black & white photographs of various origin and age. Some are from Vancouver and have been featured on the blog, others are older, and others yet were even taken originally as colour photographs. I’ve worked…

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First of July fireworks

Long week-end. National holiday. Postcard-perfect weather. Sunny skies, happy people. Warm evenings. Street festivals. It’s all flashing before my eyes as I observe and take part simultaneously. Last night, Saturday night, I took a slow bike ride around False Creek. I watched the sun go down slowly in a cloudless sky. The Seawall was alive,…

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France defeats Brazil on Canada Day ~

There were a lot of very sad Brazilian students in the Vancouver streets today, after their team lost to France 0-1 in the FIFA World Cup. I’m not one to praise commercial sports too much, but still, as Numérobis would say, “Ça fait plaisir.” France advances to the semi-finals and will play against Portugal. They…

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Amazing vertical dancers ~

Vancouver, like most other cool places, likes jazz. Our jazz festival is currently enthusiastically jamming – pardon the pun – the city streets. Water St., main artery of Gastown, was closed off to car traffic for two days and on a perfectly sunny Saturday afternoon, I happened to wander by. Music was flowing from a…

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