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Monthly Archives: June 2016

How Would You Spend a Week in NYC?

Summer holidays are approaching, and we’ll soon be packing our bags for a week in New York City. We’ve been once before, and have some good ideas as to how we’ll spend our time, but I’m also interested in readers’…

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Packed Like Sardines on The Drive

It’s street festival season in Vancouver. After this morning’s stroll to the Kits Farmers’ Market for fresh berries, kale and other greens, we’ll spend the afternoon on Broadway to celebrate Greek Day. The weekend before last, we were down on…

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Quest for Nectar

Walking through the Singapore Botanic Gardens earlier this year, I was treated to the sight of this lovely bird. You’ll see his firm grip on the ridiculously slender stalk leading to more than a couple of pockets of nectar.

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Alexandria, Virginia – An Ideal Home Base for Visiting Washington, DC

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how my travel faux pas turned out to be a good thing. I booked my arrival at a conference site hotel for one day after arrival. After scrambling to find an alternate site for day…

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Here Come the Brides (Part Two)

During a walk at Vancouver’s Van Dusen Botanical Garden last month, I came across two newly minted couples in the space of a few minutes. I was there to shoot the botanical garden’s spectacular Laburnum Walk, but found one entrance being…

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