Author Archives: Laura

May Day in Port Coquitlam: Ribbons in the Air

When it comes to spring traditions in the Tri-Cities, nothing beats the thrill of May Day in Port Coquitlam. In it’s 94th year kids from across the city dressed up in colourful May Day shirts and gorgeous spring gowns having … Continue reading

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A Good Cup of Tea

When the calendar says spring but the temperatures are still downright chilly, a good cup of tea can bring clarity. Seasonal changes are occurring. Everywhere you look, the preparations and planning for spring are underway.  Parkas have been traded in for … Continue reading

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Spring Delayed

With the big melt well underway my daughter & her PoCo Euro-Rite FC team finally got to play a few soccer games before the season came to a close. It seems too early for it to be over, but that might … Continue reading

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Winterscapes along the Pitt River

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Industrial Sunset

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Leigh Park: Dusk, Dogs & Wildflowers

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Celebrating May Day in Port Coquitlam 2016

We celebrated May Day in Port Coquitlam last week. This spring tradition is steeped in our culture here in PoCo. Something everyone looks forward to, the young and old come out to celebrate at events through out the city. The … Continue reading

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Spring Blooms: Iris reticulata ‘Harmony’

Spring is blooming across the lower mainland. While many gardens still appear to be sleeping, the first buds of growth and bulbs of the season have already revealed themselves. Iris reticulata ‘Harmony’ It’s a good time of year to take … Continue reading

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Coquitlam 125

Happy Birthday Coquitlam This year the city of Coquitlam is marking a milestone with it’s 125th birthday. To jump start the year’s events they hosted Activate Coquitlam 125. Marking off the first few days of the calendar year, the city … Continue reading

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Under the Sea: A Year of Learning at the Vancouver Aquarium

Welcome back readers. It’s a new year and a fresh start. This years story has yet to be written. So here’s to hoping your 2016 is full of laughter, love and spontaneity! Under the Sea Our new year started with … Continue reading

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