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8 November 2017 – An unexpected delight at the Surrey Art Gallery.

Though Frances & I take a quick look at one of the current exhibits, Ground Signals, we are not here to visit the Gallery. We are about to hop on the bus for a Gallery-sponsored tour of selected art studios back in Vancouver.

Which we do.

Which you will get to do as well, in my next post…

The Choice

2 April 2017 – I had a choice to make.

(A) Jump on that streetcar.

(B) Ignore that streetcar, & take a photo through the laundromat window instead.

I chose option (B).

I hope you approve.

(There was a young guy inside, carefully folding up his freshly-laundered knickers. He had obviously taken the sign to heart.)


Wet City: The Sequel

20 February 2017 – The “merde il pleut” attitude (see previous post) …

Main St. at East 11th Av

… is not shared by all.




    "Traveller, there is no path. Paths are made by walking" -- Antonio Machado (1875-1939)

    "The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes" -- Marcel Proust (1871-1922)

    "A city is a language, a repository of possibilities, and walking is the act of speaking that language, of selecting from those possibilities" -- Rebecca Solnit, "Wanderlust: A History of Walking"

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