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What’s Up Wednesdays: Full Nomad

February 25th, 2015

When you are a writer, you can live and work practically anywhere in the world. Steffani Cameron is taking that philosophy to heart with her next adventure, which she is documenting on her new “Full Nomad” blog. In one of the first posts, she explains why she chose Croatia as the first destination for her […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Hard Questions

February 18th, 2015

With this week’s speedlink, we tackle the hard questions. In the case of Dan Vancouver, he has taken it upon himself to discover the best sandwich in the Lower Mainland. This is indeed serious business and he believes he has found the answer in the suburban oasis of Port Moody. Pictured above is some delicious […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Life on Purpose

February 11th, 2015

Kicking things off this week, we have Kristen Lamb discussing the concept of setting goals for yourself. More specifically, she’s saying that you need to live life on purpose. “If we don’t focus on something positive, achievable and actionable, we leave a vacuum and that’s where entropy (chaos) loves to creep in.” Remember that no […]

What’s Up Wednesday: Let’s Talk

February 4th, 2015

Many people may not be fans of Bell Canada and some say that the heavy-handed branding is a bit much, but when it comes to #BellLetsTalk each year, we can’t help but to show our support in an effort to raise both awareness and funds for mental health issues. And so, we kick off this […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: The Walking Dead

January 28th, 2015

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you lived in a fictional universe? We open this week’s speedlink with Stacey Robinsmith as he compares life on a TV show or movie with the real world. What if everything were scripted like The Truman Show and it just seemed pleasant? Or would going […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: The Modern Life

January 21st, 2015

We start this week’s speedlink with Cathy Browne as she recounts her Modern Chinatown Tasting experience with Vancouver Food Tour. It’s easy to assume that Vancouver’s Chinatown is an old place with medicinal herbs and knick-knacks, it’s also become home to non-Chinese establishments like The Modern Bartender, Calabash Bistro (Caribbean), Bestie (German) and Mamie Taylor’s […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Gobble Gobble

January 14th, 2015

It’s time once again for the weekly speedlink. Kicking things off, we have Karly Pinch describing her experience working on a small scale organic farm. In addition to helping out with raising the pigs, lambs and chickens, she took on the personal project of raising turkeys too. This was the entire process from when the […]

What’s Up Wednesdays: Fresh Start

January 7th, 2015

With a new year comes the promise of a fresh start for some people and this is particularly timely from Amber Strocel as she explores getting laid off from her job as the Managing Editor of She says that’s she’s “going to be okay,” but losing your job–especially through no fault of your own–is […]