Posts tagged ‘Victoria’

Nets, Sticks and a Tennis Ball

There’s a back lane behind our house. It’s an unusual feature on the west coast, and presumably it’s a reflection of the neighbourhood being at least…

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An Inspirational Church Pun for Monday

I’ve seen worse: Surely there’s a book of these for non-punny pastors? Yep, this looks like a winner.

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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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Kathleen Edwards at the Alix Goolden Hall

Last Saturday night we saw alternative country singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards at the Alix Goolden Hall (needs a Wikipedia page) here in Victoria. It was an all-around…

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Sunset Over Victoria

There was a beautiful sunset in Victoria (and apparently Vancouver) tonight. This photo doesn’t really do it justice (click for the super-sizing) Here’s another similar photo…

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The Economics of a Theatre

The Belfry Theatre is, in my view, the best producer of mainstream theatre in the province. They’re more consistent than The Arts Club or The Vancouver…

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Sometimes Simple is Best

I’ve seen a couple of these signs attached to telephone poles around my neighbourhood: They are, it turns out, a band. Maybe I’m overly curious, but…

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Buying a Used LCD TV is Surprisingly Tricky

As you’re no doubt aware, hockey season has begun. In the furnished apartment, there’s only a crappy, old, 20″ CRT television. Broadcast television, of course, is…

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