Helping a Congolese family

Two years ago, we met our dear friend Quesney who was still in Bangkok with his children after five years in limbo trying to be recognized as refugees. We had a meal together and reminisced about our time together in Thailand, the years we kept in touch since we left the country, and what they … Continue reading Helping a Congolese family

Perpsectives from August

It’s been a busy August so far. First, there’s getting use to being married, then there’ the traveling, moving around, settling-in, and adjusting to a new culture/country. I’ve been exposed to an overflow of visions, perspectives, colours, cultures, people, and thoughts. One things is for sure, life is a surprise – when you think you … Continue reading Perpsectives from August

A small and low-key affair

Some people might want to call it a secret, but we wanted a low-key affair in Canada. Everyone (a party of 6) arrived at my brother’s house at around 6pm. After a nice dinner that included tasty sushi from Fuji Sushi, a couple bottles of ros from the south of France, a 30-minute ceremony with … Continue reading A small and low-key affair

FREE isn't forever.

Today was the last official day of the 2010 Olympics and Paralympics (and the free stuff events around the city). Vancouver has graciously received visitors from all over the world and the city has a few new ‘green’ buildings, a important transportation line/link, and progressive ideas for the future. From the Richmond Olympic Oval, the … Continue reading FREE isn't forever.

Never too late for photos…

Just got back to Vancouver a couple of days ago and was able to catch a little Olympic fever. Yes, I’m a couple of weeks too late for the main event, but the Paralympic Games will be starting soon.  I was in downtown Vancouver yesterday and even though weather wasn’t the greatest (i.e. rain, rain … Continue reading Never too late for photos…

There’s still more Olympics to go… up next, the Paralympics!

Canada comes out of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics with the most number of gold medals of any country! Even though I couldn’t catch most of the games while I was in Bangkok, I was glad to catch the biggest gold medal won during these games – Canada’s 3-2 overtime victory over the USA in … Continue reading There’s still more Olympics to go… up next, the Paralympics!