An incredible oceangoing giant

I was recently posting from the waterfront and mentioned a passing ship, to which someone replied: "Where’s the picture of the ship?" Well, here we go. The ship was Princess Cruises’ Diamond Princess. She was back in Vancouver a couple of days ago and I went for a closer look. The 116,000 gross tons ship…

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Sulfur and Geese in Port Moody

Going to Port Moody was a mistake, a last minute decision due to the menacing clouds that hovered above my initial destination, Deep Cove. There are a lot of very pretty areas around Vancouver but Port Moody isn’t one of them. Sitting at the very eastern end of the Burrard Inlet, the little town cannot…

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Bloody Monday Crash ~

Monday morning, 7:30 am, Victoria Day. Streets are deserted and finally, it’s raining. Dire Straits’ Private Investigations is on my MP3 player. A few people rush by in the morning grayness. My coffee is warm and soothing. Somebody behind me is messaging online to an unknown party who could be anywhere in the world. Time…

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