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Whitecaps FC + UVIC

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

I get invited to a lot of events, I’m selective on which ones I attend especially because it is my own dime. Today I went to see a Vancouver Whitecaps game with UVIC alumni…

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Amy Rae @ Launch Academy Lunch n’ Learn

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Today I attended another Lunch n’ Learn event at the Launch Academy. Today’s presenter was Amy Rae of Vanedge Capital, a VC fund in Vancouver focussed on digital media. The format was Q&A and I took quite a few notes.

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Still unboxing my life

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

I’m back in Vancouver at least temporarily and because my new roommate has basically no furniture mine finally comes out of storage. If you own as many books, CDs, DVDs and VHSs as me you need to assemble a lot of Ikea furniture in your life…

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Urban farming becoming more main stream

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Once again SOLEfood was in the Vancouver Sun as they announced they were building a new larger urban farm in a much more visible location than Hastings and Hawkes. This is of course good news to see on Twitter and in main stream media. I was involved during the gestation period of the project that became SOLEfood. I remember when it was just a handful of people from a couple non-profits in the Downtown Eastside. There was a lot of difficulty securing land to use for urban farming and I seem to recall SOLEfood’s very first grant application being turned down…

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Blogging, Vancouver, and Google Oh My!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Since I upgraded to iOS 5 or shortly after when some of my main apps were upgraded I lost the ability to email links, tweets, and stories in multiple applications, this along with changes to the LinkedIn iOS app has resulted in me sharing less stories publicly…

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W2 Media Cafe is finally open

Friday, July 29th, 2011

I didn’t bring my cord to upload my pictures from my iPhone but if you hustle down you still might be able to get free coffee! Apparently I was the first person to order a Cafe Mocha from the barista on duty…

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Top 10 Vancouver 2011 Stanley Cup Riot Reflections

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

I may not be the world’s best blogger, but I know how to collect links and make a top ten list. I stayed up until sunrise on June 15th or more accurately the morning of June 16th, reading reports, and writing down my thoughts. I also participated in the discussion going on simultaneously while people watched the riots unfold on TV…

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