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Entries Tagged as 'Commuting'

#047: Airing dirty laundry on public transit…

January 30th, 2009 2 Comments

Currently listening to: “La Reine” – Les Cowboys Fringants I continue my coverage of general Vancouver oddities seen and overheard in this post (previous ones include Vegetable Sandwich Man and Drunks before 3 p.m.). I’ve always been intrigued by people who hold extremely loud and personal conversations in the loo, on the bus, in the […]

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#045: Vegetable Sandwich Man

January 22nd, 2009 4 Comments

Currently listening to: “Democracy” – Leonard Cohen The one-and-a-half hour bus ride to UBC from North Vancouver can be absolutely ghastly sometimes, but it is days and situations like this that make me – dare I say it? – downright fond of busing. So this whole fiasco started when my friend texts me all panicky, […]

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#010: City people are like crémé brûlée…

September 19th, 2008 5 Comments

Currently listening to: “All The Old Showstoppers” – The New Pornographers Today, I had the good fortune of being on a relatively empty bus going to UBC. In fact, here is a diagram of the bus (Paint, I LOVE YOU) : As I got on the bus, the seats which were occupied were as follows: […]


#003: Of books, buses and breakfast

August 30th, 2008 3 Comments

Currently listening to: “Kiss You Off” – Scissor Sisters So…I got the job at Indigo! It’s quite funny really; half the week I’m persuading people to take out as many books as they could possibly want to read for free, and the other half of the week I’ll be trying to make people pay for […]

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