Plastic Plastic everywhere
in the garden and in the air
its in our food its in the sea
in the stomachs of fish
and its in you and me!!
The plastic bag conundrum will just not go away. I have been keeping
tabs on the bans and alternatives but here we still are. Like changing
lightbulbs, changing to re-usable shopping [...]
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Plastic Plastic everywhere
Here is another local (for Vancouverites) great local group dedicated to
preserving, sustaining and educating about our highly esteemed, yet,
highly vulnerable local environments.
They are called the PACIFIC SPIRIT PARK SOCIETY and they are a community-
based volunteer organization. They act as public stewards of the park and
they…”hold a vision of an urban forest and [...]
We all love trees. And we need to continue to love trees. Trees are our lungs.
I have had and have many great relationships with trees. Planting trees, climbing
trees, building forts in trees, resting in the shade of a tree, watching squirrels
chase each other, and falling asleep next to a warm fire of fresh [...]
My favorite Christmas song, right now, is undoubtedly “You’re a Mean one, Mr. Grinch”
It is a great Christmas kids song on all the right levels. It is gross and funny and
silly and nasty – all for the sake of bringing to light just how awful The Grinch
And to display the Gogo [...]
I was walking down Main Street here in Vancouver, with my amazing mom
and my adventurous nephew, enjoying a light rain and a pleasant conversation
about the importance of good friends……when I just had to stop for there in the
window of BIRKELAND BROS WOOL SHOP were these amazing creatures
dancing and signing about all things wooly. They [...]
Well, you have all heard of the November Moustache – or MOVEMBER –
the great duty of all blessed with hefty hair follicles on the upper lip
banned together to bring more attention to PROSTATE CANCER.
Well, while stroking the fine stubble, on my equally fine face, and pondering
on the benefits of bringing attention to important issues with [...]
Yes, it is raining today here in Vancouver. I love it. Its wet.
A nice steady example of how gravity works. Rain makes puddles
that children splash in with their rubber boots. I love to splash
puddles too. Especially on my bike. The deeper the puddle the better.
Here is Vancouver there is [...]
Gabriel Dawe has created some amazing art. He has constructed huge
sculptures out of thread. He grew up in Mexico and he was unable to practise
embroidery or textiles because he was a boy. Many years later, and now living
in Canada, he is able to explore his desire to create “social constructions” which
are inspired by [...]
Captain Climate. Awesome. A superhero that doesn’t need to blow up buildings,
fight aliens or punch bad guys in the face. Captain Climate is armed with positive solutions and a desire to make this crazy world a better place to live and
breathe, and dream!
Captain Climate swoops into classrooms around the province of British [...]
The Galapagos islands are 973 km off the the west coast of South America. The islands
closest neighbour is Ecuador. There are 18 main islands (that are 1 square km in size or
more), and three smaller islands. The islands were discovered by a Spaniard named Fray
Tomás de Berlanga, March 10, 1535. The Galapagos [...]