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Spring Break Adventures 2013: Steveston

We are now back at school and work and our Spring Break Adventures for this year have come to an end. In addition to playing at Kits Beach and an Easter egg hunt in Queen’s Park in New Westminster (where … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures 2013: Granville Island

Our third Spring Break Adventure took us to Granville Island. Granville Island is not really an island but a peninsula, located under the south end of the Granville Street bridge. In the past it was an industrial area, but it … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures 2013: UBC Farm

On our second day of Spring Break Adventuring we took a walk to the UBC Farm on the University of British Columbia campus. UBC Farm, run by the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, is the only working farm within the … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures 2013: Vancouver Maritime Museum

Last year my children and I went on some Spring Break Adventures and blogged about them, and we decided to do the same again this year. There are so many things to do and see in the Lower Mainland of … Continue reading

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Imagination

This may look like a circle of concrete and grass to you, but it’s actually an island surrounded by fire, ice, and poison. If you have the right magical powers, though, you can quench the fire, thaw the ice, and … Continue reading

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Children & Nature

Spanish Bank West beach Something happens to kids when they’re out in nature. They’re happy and full of wonder at everything they see. The outdoors has a calming influence; there’s no fighting over leaves, sticks, and rocks like there sometimes … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures 2012, Day 5: Commercial Drive

Friday’s outing took us to East Vancouver’s Commercial Drive, a bustling high street with lots of cool shops and restaurants known to locals as “The Drive”. We started out with lunch at Cafe Deux Soleils, a vegetarian restaurant and Commercial … Continue reading

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