It was a warm, sunny day in February (yes, we get those on occasion!), so we decided to head down to Boundary Bay (in Tsawwassen) to go for a walk and do some bird watching. We had heard that snowy owls were abundant at Boundary Bay this winter (only happens once every 4 years or so), so we hoped to see some, along with any other birds that happened to be around.
I’ll save the suspense and tell you now that we did not see any snowy owls – a bit of basic internet research would have told us that we went to the wrong area. Such is life, and it’s the price you pay when you you’re too impatient to properly look something up, and just want to get out and figure it out for yourself.
Of course, not seeing the owls wasn’t the only thing that went wrong. Continue reading
So, you’ve got no family in town to celebrate Easter with, and you’re looking for a few ways to fill your time this long weekend? Look no further. Below you’ll find 19 ideas guaranteed to occupy you for part or all of the weekend. Sorry, no Easter egg hunt on the list. Continue reading
Vancouver is full of free, outdoor tennis courts. If you’ve played your whole life, of just want to get some exercise, you’ll find a spot to get a game in. It might not feel like it today, but the recent good weekend weather is reminding us that summer is coming. Continue reading
With April 1st, the unofficial start of Vancouver’s sailing season, approaching fast, it’s time to start making plans to get out on the water. Sure, you may have seen a few boats and a few windsurfers out over the winter – and this weekend, English Bay was full of keelboats – but we are fast approaching general sailing season. Continue reading