Category Archives: Vancouver events and entertainment

The art of writing short stories: masters of the form at the 2015 Vancouver Writers Fest

Note: This article was first published a year ago on the West Coast Editor blog. My thanks to Meagan Kus for copy editing. For many years, I’ve been an eager attendee at the Vancouver Writers Fest on Granville Island. (2016 … Continue reading

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Alan Twigg on B.C. BookWorld, writing, and e-books

Last Wednesday night I was privileged to attend a meeting of Canadian Authors Vancouver featuring guest speaker Alan Twigg. Twigg is famous in the B.C. publishing world, and rightly so. He has turned his passion for B.C. and its writers … Continue reading

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My favourite coffee house: Caffè Artigiano

When I want to indulge myself, both sensually and intellectually, I head to Caffè Artigiano with my favourite newspaper (the Saturday Globe and Mail) under my arm. There are several  Caffè Artigiano locations in Vancouver; sadly, none of them is close … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s125th Anniversary SUMMER LIVE Festival–Stanley Park

I made a spontaneous escape today, and became  part of the flow of people walking, cycling, rollerblading, jogging, baby-strollering and dancing through Stanley Park while jazz music wafted through the air. It wasn’t a hot day, so I was surprised … Continue reading

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