Sunset Beach, Vancouver

We had decided that we needed to watch the sunset together before the week's end. The best place to watch it is the beach, where the big ol’ sun sinks out of the sky and into the ocean. Let's have a picnic... a dinner picnic! The apartment roasted, smelling of chicken and garlic and spices, … Continue reading Sunset Beach, Vancouver

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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