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What’s Up Wednesdays: Clearing Out the Clutter

April 16th, 2014

We start this week’s speedlink with Duane Storey. He’s about to hit the road again, this time moving from Chilliwack to Hamilton, Ontario “for probably a year or so.” In preparing for this move, as well as before his 2010 Argentina trip, Duane made a significant effort to get rid of stuff. It’s easy to [...]

What’s Up Wednesdays: A Worldly Affair

April 9th, 2014

It’s Wednesday, so let’s get over the hump day blues with another whirlwind speedlink. We start things off with Ed Lau, who returned from his trip through Northern Europe some time back. One of the highlights of his trip was the opportunity to sample reindeer meatballs in Helsinki. You may as well eat like a [...]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Best Enjoyed in Moderation

April 2nd, 2014

It’s time once again to share some great reads from around the web. Kicking things off, we have Buzz Bishop taking us for a trip down memory lane, exploring the 16 years he worked at the Z95.3 FM radio station. During that time, he had the opportunity to interview such notable artists and bands as [...]

The Origin of April Fools’ Day

April 1st, 2014

In previous years, I’ve indulged in April Fools’ gags on this blog. I wrote about getting hired by the New York Times, for instance, or how my first book reached one million pre-orders on Amazon ahead of its official release. Those were fun to write, but I’m not going to indulge this year. Instead, I [...]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Bold Adventures

March 26th, 2014

It’s Wednesday, so let’s get over that hump and explore the blogosphere for some great posts. We start off closer to home with Stacey Robinsmith as he highlights some of the Downtown Vancouver restaurants where he’s been eating. He was disappointed by the pan fried noodles at Hon’s in Chinatown and he though the gravy [...]