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Kevin Chen – a Child Prodigy

On October 13th 2012 we attended a concert in our home town of Abbotsford.  The concert was arranged and directed by Calvin Dyck, a local music teacher, virtuoso violinist, impresario and director of the Abbotsford Youth Orchestra.  Topping the bill … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds – in Winter?

Hummingbirds are among the most favourite birds here in North America.  I read recently that there are about 18 species of hummingbirds that visit Canada each year. Here in SW British Columbia where we live, bright red nectar feeders can … Continue reading

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The Bard Comes of Age

Recently we made our first trip for 2010 to the annual Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival in Vancouver, a beautiful, coastal city that we can reach with a one hour drive from our home in the Fraser Valley.  We … Continue reading

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The Winter Olympics

In February 2010 Vancouver hosted the Winter Olympics. Canadians are still basking with pride following the huge success of the games. Canadians in the past have had a reputation of being modest and self effacing. While it is to be … Continue reading

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