I’ll be visiting London again this Spring, which has me reflecting on last Fall’s stay – and remembering the symmetry of these particular properties on Upper Belgrave Street in Belgravia. Belgravia is named for the Duke of Westminster – or rather, for one of his subsidiary titles -Viscount Belgrave -since the 1800s. This is one neighbourhood … More London Calling: Beautiful Belgravia
You saw in my last post that we continued our New Year’s tradition with a running dip into the cool winter waters of Vancouver’s English Bay. Here, I thought I’d bring you some footage and photos of the wild and woolly antics. The interesting thing is that, on this particular occasion in Vancouver, strangers don’t … More Only in Vancouver: Characters from Our Polar Bear Swim
Yes, we did it again! On New Year’s Day, we made our way down to English Bay to celebrate the Vancouver way.Call we Vancouverites and the people from numerous countries who join us what you like: silly, brave, adventurous, foolhardy … you’d probably be right! You can add fun loving to the list, as you’ll … More In For A Penny …
A bit of bubbly is a great way close out the year, yes? While we did enjoy some glasses of champagne later on New Year’s Eve, these shots are from a walk down to False Creek on the afternoon of the last day of the year. Those really are are giant bubbles floating byVancouver’s Science World, … More A Bit of Bubbly
Vancouver in winter … the skies were blue and clear as this day dawned. Here, as afternoon approached its close, the sun cast a gentle sheen over the snowy North Shore mountaintops.
Anyone who’s been to Vancouver’s Stanley Park, or even heard of it, will know that this spot is renowned for its majestic evergreens. In the fog earlier this month, you’d be hard pressed to recognise the park at all. I drove across Lions Gate Bridge to reach Cypress Mountain but, as you can see here, … More Forest in the Fog
… ducks on ice, that is. It’s not been cold enough this winter for ponds to freeze over, but these images from Jericho Park last winter always bring a smile to my face. Hopefully they do the same for you – particularly since, in the image below, it would appear that one of this companionable … More On Ice