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Something new, something old

I don’t often go downtown, but when I do, I discover something new and rediscover something old. I should probably say only slightly old since Vancouver is a relatively new city compared with other parts of the world. Continue reading Something new, something old

English Bay Beach

English Bay Beach, one of Vancouver’s city beaches close to Stanley Park, faced the Burrard Inlet towards Vancouver Island. Over the gritty sand, logs stretched like beached whales. Having never seen logs on any other beach in the world, I wasn’t sure if the giants escaped from holdings along the Fraser River or were deliberately brought to the site. But in a city with more rainy days than sunshine, it might be useful to sit on a log rather than damp sand. Continue reading English Bay Beach