Posts from the ‘Victoria’ category

BC Ferries Finally Gets Onboard Wi-Fi

Last year, I was chatting with somebody from BC Ferries, and I asked why they didn’t offer internet access on their ships. I figured the service…

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Chinchilla Lost and Found

For no reason in particular, lately I’ve been mentioning lost animal posters. The other day I saw a poster for a lost chinchilla named Finn. Is…

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Mylo Has a ‘Belly’

I assume that, given all of the lost cat posters in my neighbourhood, one of my neighbours is a werewolf. You may recall this carefully-worded poster…

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No Thorobaaads or Dumpies

There were several of these handmade signs posted on telephone poles down the street from our house: I assume it’s either some inside joke, or somebody’s…

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The Ruined Lodge at Sooke Potholes

Last Sunday, James, Monique, Julie and I visited Sooke Potholes. It’s a regional park (there’s also a provincial park–I need to work out their relationship, geographic…

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A New Passenger Ferry Between Vancouver and Victoria?

We live in Victoria, but spend a lot of time in Vancouver. For the first couple of months of this year, when teaching a course at…

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Yogic Photoshop Disaster

I snapped this photo of a poster in downtown Victoria. Her head doesn’t look quite right, does it? Looks like a Photoshop Disaster, if you ask…

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He’s Heavier Set

It’s never fun when somebody loses their pet, but I was struck by the careful wording on this sign that I spotted in Victoria. He’s not…

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