A brilliant piece of understated collaborative street art, in a convenience store window on the fringe of Gastown.
Vancouver is a city of contrasts; obscene wealth and horrendous squalor have so far managed to precariously coexist (more or less) without riot or rampage.
But the balancing act is delicate—how long before the city becomes too small for the rich and the poor to avoid bumping in to each other?
This spectrum of environments was all too clear to me today when I experienced both ends firsthand: less than an hour before I took the above photo of the Regent Hotel, found in the nation’s poorest postal code, I started the day walking my dog here, just off shore from some of the most expensive real estate in North America:
I wonder how many children this terrifying doll’s face traumatized before it was finally banished to a basement corner of Salmagundi West?
More dolls and a bowl of torsos to tempt your tastebuds. The dolls are dressed for Halloween. Isn’t that adorable?
Rainy City. Thunderous Ideas.
... and maybe a little rambling
Vancouver to St. Johns
New Inflatable Works
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A Vancouver photography blog. Usually Vancouver architecture but also about travel in Vancouver and in beautiful BC. Also, some images of my little dog, Harley, from time to time.
the dull musings of a wandering soul
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if writing is a muscle, this is my gym
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Mr. Violin sheds light on curious facts about Brazil – but he also touches on issues that somehow connect Brazilians to world topics, making his audioblog an invaluable link between South America’s powerhouse and the rest of the globe.
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The beautiful picture of angels makes you happy.
Illegal writing, that is not legal writing. A lawyer trying to knock out a novel.
Looking at - and seeing - the world
an underground restaurant nestled in a vancouver home