wers in mid-2018 just as sales and prices started to soften from what had been a super hot market — Read on vancouversun.com/business/real-estate/the-story-behind-the-governments-largest-sale-of-surplus-land-did-taxpayers-get-a-good-deal/amp
We’ve just had the best decade in human history. Seriously | The Spectator — Read on http://www.spectator.co.uk/2019/12/weve-just-had-the-best-decade-in-human-history-seriously/amp/
Migration continues to shape the political futures of Britain, the U.S., parts of Europe and beyond. Read More via Douglas Todd: 5 things we learned about migration in 2019 — Vancouver Sun
Solo Travel Tours – Solo Travel Groups | EF Go Ahead Tours — Read on http://www.goaheadtours.ca/travel-styles/solo-travel-tours
I have been surprised at how busy and crowded everything is in Vancouver. The bus is crowded at all hours of the day. My friend tells me the skytrain is even worse. The busses are full of people with strollers and walkers. No one offers me seat. It’s challenging jumping off the door at the… Read More Transitioning Back to Vancouver
Reflections on an Expat Year in Medellín, Colombia Reflections on an Expat Year in Medellín, Colombia — Read on latitudeadjustmentblog.com/2019/12/14/reflections-on-one-year-in-medellin-colombia/ Don’t think I want to swap Vancouver traffic for Medellin traffic.
Modern Chinese Cooking — Read on omnivorescookbook.com Here is a blog with some Chinese Instant Pot recipes, 2 of my favourite things. I found out I can print out the recipes only from my phone by using the Send to icon and it only prints out the recipe.
One of the first priorities of the newly re-elected federal Liberal government is a $6 billion personal income tax cut. The Liberals and Conservatives campaigned on similar promises, but the Liberals claimed their cut was more progressive. No matter how you slice it, cutting taxes reduces the amount of money available to provide services, and… Read More Federal tax cut hurts services, helps wealthy | Canadian Union of Public Employees
We rely on hosting millions of annual visitors, but do it ‘sustainably’? Get real. — Read on thetyee.ca/Opinion/2019/11/14/Overtourism-British-Columbia/
Reading in the Age of Constant Distraction https://discover.wordpress.com/2019/02/23/reading-in-the-age-of-constant-distraction/ — Read on discover.wordpress.com/2019/02/23/reading-in-the-age-of-constant-distraction/
On The Heritage Trail: Colombia Part 1 On The Heritage Trail: Colombia Part 1 — Read on lisadorenfest.com/2019/11/12/on-the-heritage-trail-colombia-part-1/ Re-blog where Lisa takes us on a tour of Columbia. So far this is my 5th virtual tour this year.
Walktober 2019: Finding beauty wherever you go https://breezesatdawn.wordpress.com/2019/11/03/walktober-2019-finding-beauty-wherever-you-go/ — Read on breezesatdawn.wordpress.com/2019/11/03/walktober-2019-finding-beauty-wherever-you-go/ This is a virtual meet up of bloggers. It is so touching to hear and see everyone’s walks. And the bloggers is a gifted writer.
My attention was drawn to a blog series called Walktober. This is my contribution featuring the Rockscapes on Hornby. The theme is supposed to feature walks with people and so I am adding my blogger walk (BLOK?) featured by another blogger Retirement Reflections. Typically October is sunny and cool, my favourite month of the year. … Read More Rocktober Hornby Island
https://pollenize.org/en/elections/canada-2019. A good comparison of policies by party
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24636547 Mountain Hardwear Women’s Dynama Capri
My Grade 8 teacher said I had no useful skills (as a girl). Somehow I made it to Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada | The Star — Read on http://www.thestar.com/amp/news/canada/2019/09/21/beverley-mclachlins-grade-8-teacher-said-she-had-no-useful-skills-as-a-girl-somehow-she-made-it-to-chief-justice-of-canada.html
Summer on Hornby is too busy for reading or blogging. Since the rare rainy day has occurred, it is time to refresh my blog. My reading of the past year has been trapped in the world of grade 7 fantasy books for on online book club for 9 students in Ontario. This was a spin… Read More Summer Reading on Hornby Island
via Portrait of a Cruiser: Lisa Dorenfest – Noonsite