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PANDEMIC PROJECTS

They would have covered off all nine but one of the bridges isn’t pedestrian accessible. By the time Canada Day rolled around, the Rosses had crossed all of the significant bridges in the Lower Mainland. 

The Bookless Club

It’s just like a book club … only there’s no book, and no club.

From The Archive

I’ve been writing for years. Here are some of my favourite pieces. I hope you enjoy them!

Jane's Junk Drawer

Useful, interesting … mysterious!  Jane’s Junk Drawer is a haphazard trove of curiosities, ideas, and stuff too good to throw away.

Congratulations to our contest winners!

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Ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Maybe the drums have always fascinated you?

Congratulations to our winners of the  Rufus Guitar and Drums contest!

Staycation with Harbour Air

You’ve never really seen Vancouver until you’ve seen it from a Harbour Air seaplane! 
 
Congratulations to Barinder!!! Winner of The Bookless Club September 2021 giveaway!! 

about me

Hi! I'm Jane!

I’m a Canadian journalist. My professional life has included radio, TV, and film.  My writing has appeared in a variety of publications in Canada and the US but I’m best known for my work as a columnist for Canada’s  National Post. I’m working on a book but we’ll both be a lot older by the time I finish it … if I ever finish it.  As for the five pounds I gained during the pandemic, those are probably here for the duration. (Okay, so it’s closer to ten pounds ….)

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What I blog about

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Domo Tea

They’re not paying me to say so, but I’m saying so, just the same. I’m really liking Domo Teas.  It’s a local Vancouver company and there’s lots of interesting blends to choose from. If you’re on a ‘coffee break’, give Domo teas a try.  I get mine at London Drugs.

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