Patricia Author

The Wild Eagles of Kitsilano

The question is: eagles or kids on bikes? I have written about the Wild Bunnies of Kitsilano and the Wild Beavers of...

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Ship Washed Ashore!

In olden times, these words would be a rallying cry for impoverished villagers living along sea shores around the...

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40 Years of Urban Agriculture with City Farmer

You may have walked or biked by this spot on the Arbutus Greenway, at Maple Street. They want you to come in and see...

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The Signs at Kits Beach

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read...

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The Battle For Kitsilano

Did you know there was a shooting between pioneer Samuel Greer and Deputy Sheriff Tom Armstrong over the ownership of...

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Our Beloved Planetarium

My first memory of the Planetarium was standing outside the recently opened building in 1968 as a bridesmaid for my...

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The Lost Streams of Kitsilano

We live so close to the beach. We may forget that there are streams and creeks running below us and ending at English...

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A Guide to Kitsilano’s Parks

The Vancouver Parks Board maintains 17 wonderful parks in Kitsilano.  Here are some little known facts in our...

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Savings for Seniors Near the Sea Shore

Many of us retired folk travel to faraway lands, especially on these cold, dreary winter days. And some of us would...

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The Smells of Kitsilano

Shortly after moving to Kits Point, I noticed a faint whiff in the air I hadn’t smelled before. It was a malty aroma...

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