Spring Gillard

Summer Heat

A reminder about the current water restrictions in Vancouver. This is from the Greenest City newsletter.

The record low snowpack on the mountains this spring is a reminder that potable water, even in our typically rainy climate, is a precious resource. Lawn watering restrictions are now in effect through September 30. Restrictions help to conserve […]

Mission Accomplished

I went back to school in 2012 with the sole purpose of getting a full time job. I was tired of the freelance roller coaster. Last summer, I tested the waters and unexpectedly hooked a job at the UBC Learning Exchange. On the surface, “Coordinator of the English Conversation Program” didn’t seem to be related […]


The Pride Parade is today and it is fantastic, but the shopping at the festival on Sunset Beach is also pretty spectacular. Many of the vendors who were at Folk Fest will be there. I got this tatoo sleeve at Pride a few years ago. I’m not brave enough for permanent ink. Have fooled many […]