downtown eastside street market

Real Life: Vancouver’s DTES

Isn’t vacation grand? You’re away from work, relaxing, exploring and feasting in a destination that’s exciting simply because it’s not your home. But sometimes while enjoying an escape, you get a glimpse of real life in that place. A glimpse without the façade put on for tourists. Sometimes it’s gritty and sometimes unpleasant. When visiting Vancouver,…

420 festival in Vancouver

Gone to Pot

“I would not feel so all alone Everybody must get stoned.” -Bob Dylan, Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 And get stoned they did on the annual stoner holiday, April 20. I’ve spent a lot of years giggling about 4/20, but this year really took the cake… errrr, brownie? While in Vancouver for a work trip,…