It’s good to spend some time in the city to see the both advantages and disadvantages of life on Hornby. I feel like I have come back into civilization. I stayed at the Ponderosa suites at UBC which was a great choice. The suites are brand new, with cable tv and free fast Wi-Fi access….… Read More Vancouver Chronicles
This confirms my comments from previous posts regarding Vancouver. <a href=”https://www.vancouverisawesome.com/2018/08/01/vancouver-best-canadian-cities-to-live-rankings/”>https://www.vancouverisawesome.com/2018/08/01/vancouver-best-canadian-cities-to-live-rankings/</a>
Of all places.. Canadian Tire. I had to make the run to Canadian Tire today to get a ladder. I am all loaded up with ladder and a bike trainer in my shopping cart and who do I see but the Designer guys, Chris and Steve who have show on CBC and HGTV. It certainly… Read More celebrity spotting!
I’ve been here for almost 3 months now. I am finding my way around a little better. I am have a few small successes at work. If only they knew what success was. If only I knew?? I have been grateful that the weather has been mild to cool so far and I am enjoying… Read More Winter sunset
Yes as of yesterday they have run out of subway tickets, subway tokens and monthly passes. I guess the cranked up the hand printing presses last night as I was able to get 30 tickets today to last me the rest of the month. Got my car inspected for ‘safety” and ‘air’ quality (2003 Jeep)… Read More subway tickets sold out
Got a quote on auto insurance from Grey Power. $ 3,800 per year. Current insurance in BC = $ 1560. OUCH!!
Yes the TTC is running out of tokens. They are raising transit fares in Jan and so people are hoarding tokens. Now they will only sell 5 tokens at a time. They now plan to print paper tickets. Problem: the tickets won’t work in the turnstiles so you will have to go one by one… Read More running out of tokens
It’s 3 am and the neighbours are partying.
Spent the evening at “Services Ontario” from 4:30 – 8:00 waiting to get my drivers licence tranferred. And then they charged me $ 75.00 for the pleasure. By the end, the line for OHIP card was closed. However I did get a phone number to call to make an appointment. I discovered today the Ministry… Read More All that glitters is not gold