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#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: […]