“I ought to be jealous of the tower. She is more famous than I am.” Gustave Eiffel On March 31,1889 the Eiffel Tower was officially inaugurated in Paris. The tower stands at 324 meters tall and was the tallest man-made structure in the world until 1930. Created by Gustave Eiffel in 1889 to commemorate […]
The Secret of Happiness “Our treats brighten even the dullest day and are perfect presents for the people you love. We make them because a little deliciousness makes the world a happier place – it’s really no secret at all.” Bettys Est 1919 York, UK May 17, 2017. It rained all day – the warm […]
At the Orpheum
The Vancouver Orpheum opened its doors on November 8, 1927. Ah, it was a grand building, the largest theatre in Canada at the time, with a construction price tag of $1.25 million. Three thousand seats awaited an audience eager to see the interior of the much-awaited theatre. Buildings have biographies and encounter transitions that reflect […]
Dan Antion from No Facilities blog has an open invitation to participate in Thursday Doors, a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in on the fun by creating your own Thursday Doors post. For more information, connect […]
This year, on November 11, 2020, Remembrance Day in Vancouver was held virtually. Instead of the 20,000 people gathered at the cenotaph at Vancouver’s Victory Square, the ceremony was limited to 50 people. We were encouraged to watch livestreams and online broadcasts from our homes. Throughout the ceremony, there was a sense of purpose and […]
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