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The Wine Business

Desperation is not a good look on a wine diva...... This is a short case study on business, specifically the use of email in business. It started with a...
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Wednesday Wine

A review of five wineries in the Napa Valley.... After becoming somewhat disaffected with my usual wineries, I decided to step off the beaten path an...
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Main Street's Cascade Room: Casual Dining & Top Cuisine

The Cascade Room on Main Street is a local favourite, with delicious food, a fabulous wine list, and... The Cascade Room has been a staple for Main Street diners and drinkers for many years. Its popularit...
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Tuscan Delights

Visit Tuscany and take in the view from one of its many hillside towns.... Most people think the jewel in Tuscany's crown is Florence. Of course it cannot be denied that the s...
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2 weeks to deconstruct my life

2 weeks to go and things are falling into place. Selling furniture and visiting with friends are the... After a gloriously wine-soaked weekend in the Okanagan, it was back to Vancouver to pimp out my worl...
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The Economic Crises - a Catchall Excuse

What is this economic crises achieving? Are we all just becoming anti-social scrooges?... Lately I feel like the economic crises is the global defence of all ills. It is the "dog that got my...
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Caffe Barney on South Granville is a Brunch Haven

Caffe Barney on trendy South Granville is a home-style diner with a twist.... Caffe Barney is a Granville Street staple. On the corner of Granville and 14th, this local institu...
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Time Again

Poems don't write themselves. So every now and then...... Time again for a few poems. I kinda sorta know where when is going After that maybe a few more To fi...
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5 weeks to go

What to do with only 5 weeks left in Vancouver... 10 things I will truly miss.... Here is a list I previously published when I thought I only had 5 weeks left in Vancouver. These are...
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Exploring Graz, Austria

Graz - a lesser-known city in Austria that is well worth a visit.... Graz is a little-known town in the south-east of Austria. While it is infact the second-largest city...
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