Perth’s Playground

Follow us on Facebook! Back in 1984, Perth businessman Dallas Dempster had a smart idea. Let’s get rid of this dump! Burswood Island, an island in the Swan River just a couple of kilometres from Perth’s city center, was the site of a large landfill. Dempster suggested to the Western Australian government that the site could […]

Photo Gallery: Grouse Mountain in Summer

Follow us on Facebook! Vancouver from the top of the Peak. Lumberjack at the top of a spar. He stands up at the top. The crowd holds its breath. The grizzly bears are a popular attraction. He’s a big one! How do you measure up to a bear? Together Jamie and Sarah have the height of […]

Photo Gallery: Birds in Motion at Grouse Mountain

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional photos and videos of the Birds in Motion show at Grouse Mountain. Great Horned Owl The great horned owl flies towards the stump. Coming in for a landing. In 2012 I caught the owl coming in for a landing on this post right in front of us. Nice […]

Grouse Mountain in the Summer

Follow us on Facebook! North Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain is a popular ski hill for locals but it is also a great destination for visiting in the summer. Not only is the view of downtown Vancouver spectacular from up there, the ski resort has a lot of amenities to appeal to the summer visitor. There’s even a […]

Paris: Ooh-la-la!

Follow us on Facebook! Often the unexpected is what makes a vacation truly memorable. And sometimes the unexpected is so out of left field that it cannot be replicated. While we absolutely loved our week in Paris in 2011, one incident stands out as a story we tell over and over again. It is deliciously wicked […]