420

If you read the post “Gastown and Cannabis” you may remember that there is a celebration day for cannabis. If you haven’t, then April 20th has become a counterculture holiday in North America, where people gather to celebrate and consume cannabis. Not knowing the law, I’m not sure to which extent cannabis is legal. I … More 420

Granville Street

Well, this has been a busy night! During the day I’ve been catching up with friends on Skype and went for a walk, finding out that just around the corner, on the street parallel to ours called Granville, there is a whole other world! We ended up calling it the “dirty street” because of the … More Granville Street

Granville Island Public Market and the Cherry Blossom Festival

Yesterday was the last day for the annual Cherry Blossom Festival and there were free concerts and a Blossom Barge Flotilla, that transported cherry blossom trees and performers up and down False Creek. The events were all more or less taking place at the Market on Granville Island, a half-island just south af Downtown, and … More Granville Island Public Market and the Cherry Blossom Festival