Cal-Cheak

Whistler's little secret. If you like to unplug. Camping Trip #1 - 2016 by discoverybird After one of many frequent trips up and down the Sea to Sky, we decided to set up camp for the night at Cal-Cheak Campground. A sweet spot indeed, this site offers riverside camping at one of three camps around … Continue reading Cal-Cheak

All We Are (2015)

The Bee Gees... in the new millennium... All We Are (2015) by All We Are   by discoverybird Dreamy, sexy, soothing, this album has a familiar sound with a modern feel. The 90's meets the Bee Gees meets today. All We Are is a gem to be discovered... sultry vocals and instrumentals full of yesteryear...  The type of … Continue reading All We Are (2015)

Garcia (1972)

We picked up Garcia by Jerry Garcia from Audiopile a few months back and we've enjoyed it from first listen. Garcia (1972) by Jerry Garcia by discoverybird It just sounds good. It feels good. Soulful, electric rock. Warm and slow but rough around the edges. I've never been a dead head. I couldn't name a Grateful Dead song, I don't worship Jerry … Continue reading Garcia (1972)

Nelson the Seagull, bakery and cafe in Gastown, Vancouver

The alley beside Nelson the Seagull smells of piss. Perhaps a perfect example of Vancouver’s gentrification crisis are successful, trendy cafés along streets and alleys that are home to some of the city’s lowest-income people, many of whom make their living by selling recycled goods; Hell’s version of a sidewalk sale. I would have sat outside … Continue reading Nelson the Seagull, bakery and cafe in Gastown, Vancouver

Vancouver Pride Week celebrations kicked off this Friday with the Davie Street Block Party

We arrived early at the Davie Street Block Party, easily finding an open bike rack on Davie Street at the Burrard end of the party, which stretched three city blocks to Jervis. Pride week in Vancouver was just starting and it was spacious in the streets as people arrived to celebrate. The beer tents, which later … Continue reading Vancouver Pride Week celebrations kicked off this Friday with the Davie Street Block Party