02 Jan 2022

Vancouver Reads Through It

Have your reading and watching habits changed during the last two years? If yes, are you more likely to dive in and learn all you can about each new horror as it arises? Or does your waking and sleeping brain yearn for some light-hearted escape? Overall, what did Canadians –

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31 Dec 2021

Mystery Portraits

This week, City of Vancouver Archives posted an intriguing portrait of an unidentified man from the early 1920s. It made us wonder how many other such unnamed portraits sit in our city vaults. As it turns out: lots. Who are these unidentified people? What were their life stories? Our header

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28 Dec 2021

A Career In Writing

The Guardian asked 15,000 Brits to identify their dream jobs. Which job came in as most desirable of all?  ‘Author’, said 60% of respondents. Meanwhile, a 2021 One Poll survey asked 2,000 Americans to out their childhood dream work. Here, writer came in at #9. . 2021 Top 20 Childhood

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25 Dec 2021

Artful Christmas

Merry Christmas to all those who celebrate! To ring in the day, here is a selection of striking paintings from artists over the years. . . The Wilton Diptych. Artist Unknown. ~1395-99 . Hendrick Avercamp A Winter Scene Near A Castle. 1608-09 . Philippe de Champaigne. The Dream of St.

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22 Dec 2021

Starting A Creative Business

Over the last year, we’ve read much about The Great Resignation, about people looking to start their own businesses or more fulfilling side gigs. It’s not so easy taking a leap into your own creator business. Will people value what I’m doing? Will they be willing to pay me? Clearly

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