Monthly Archives: June 2013

Twelfth Night at Bard on the Beach

Shakespeare! Now with sideboob and sexy man-butts! Bard on the Beach opened its 24th season this week, with this year’s productions of Twelfth Night and Hamlet on the main stage, and Measure for Measure and Elizabeth Rex (by Canadian novelist … Continue reading

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I was nine years old when I first watched Dirty Dancing. At that young age, a lot of the subject matter flew right over my head, but I remember being genuinely puzzled about one particular plot point: why is it … Continue reading

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Return of the Food Cart Fest

After an exhausting morning cheering on runners during the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon, I was excited to head over towards the Olympic Village for the first Food Cart Fest of the summer. Now in its second year, the Food Cart … Continue reading

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Do You Hear the People Sing?

Or do you just compare them to those who came before? We went to see Les Misérables at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre last night, and although I thought most of the performances were quite good, I kept comparing the actors … Continue reading

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My CSA veggie haul

Veggies! I’ve been going to Vancouver’s farmers markets for a few years now, but have finally taken the plunge and signed up for a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share with Klippers Organics. What’s a CSA? Here’s how Klippers defines it … Continue reading

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June 2013: San Francisco First Half Marathon

Race Stats Date: June 16, 2013 Distance: 13.1 miles (21 km) Pace: 10:03 min/mile Finish Time: 2:13:28 Overall Place: 2422/5957 What an amazing trip! This was my first time visiting San Francisco, but it certainly won’t be the last. Fair … Continue reading

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Join the Fabulous Fartleks!

For my July race, I’m putting together a team to run (or walk, if that’s your preference) the 5K at the Vancouver Pride Run and Walk. Taking place Saturday, July 27 in Stanley Park (click for the course map), the … Continue reading

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