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July 1, 2013

Canada, My Love, My Freedom

It’s true. Absence does make the heart grow fonder. At least in this case.  The longer I am away from Canada, the more I love and appreciate the colourful, inclusive, safe and just plain cool country which I call home. Being Canadian grants me so many freedoms; to be me, to travel the world, to […]

June 24, 2012

Photos 15 & 16 – Free Art

The next 2 photos are a set. Probably only those that live in Vancouver know that these belong together.  The colosseum-like building that takes up one city block in downtown is the beautiful Vancouver Central Library.  Just outside the library you will find this light installation by Vancouver artist, Ron Terada. I am using this […]

June 21, 2012

Photos 13 – Free Art Project

Photo 13 is a surprise photo to remind a former student and friend from Mexico of the beauty of Vancouver! I hope she enjoys the view of False Creek below.  

June 18, 2012

This is East Van

I soooooo wish I could be at the Interurban Gallery in Vancouver in July to launch this book and see all the great street photography coming out of the This is East Van project.  I’m thankful to be included in the second book and share my love of Vancouver and my Brownie Hawkeye box camera […]

November 7, 2011

Why You Wish You Were Here (Vancouver in Pictures)

It’s sometimes hard to see the forest for the trees.  In other words, it’s often hard to appreciate your own city when you’ve lived there too long to see it exactly as newcomers and tourists do.  Vancouver is exceptionally beautiful, especially when the sun shines, so in an effort to see my city through the […]

July 12, 2011

Capilano: the west coast rainforest in my backyard!

Following the Travel Blog Exchange in June, I made use of my generous media pass, courtesy of Tourism Vancouver, to be a sight-seer in my own city and check out some of the best that Metro Vancouver has to offer.  Capilano Suspension Bridge, dangling 70 metres above Capilano River, is always impressive, lush and majestic […]

June 17, 2011

Vancouver: Cool Conference City

The last 6 weeks saw me taking in conference after conference after conference here in the beautiful city of Vancouver. Needless to say I met a lot of people and learned a few things along the way. Northern Voice (#nv11) kicked off my conference tour in the lovely, light and linear Life Sciences Centre at […]

March 26, 2011

Good morning, Gastown

Often on the way to work I see the beautiful light in Gastown and think I should, some weekend, get up early enough to snap a few shots. I took advantage of my current jetlag this morning and headed downtown just before the 7 o’clock sunrise. Even though the morning sky was a beautiful blue, […]

November 25, 2010

A picture to warm you …

false creek, vancouverOriginally uploaded by just_jeanette Despite the snow, I am very happy to be home again. I snapped this picture of False Creek, Vancouver in August and it reminds me of how much I love this city! Ahhhh …. ♥

February 3, 2010

Vancouver, I ♥ you.

Oh Vancouver, I ♥ you. Watch this amazing video and you will ♥ Vancouver, too! Welcome, world! You’re gonna love it! Thank you, InnerLife Project, for this amazing track!