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Pup in Wonderland

12 Apr
Vignette of Pup in the Style of Provincial English Artist George Morland et al.

Pup, Orienteering around Beaver Lake

Sakura and Sake

7 Mar


Quiero hacer contigo
Lo que la primavera hace con los cerazos.

I want to do with you
What Spring does to the cherry trees.

Pablo Neruda


I distinctly remember weeping in the cinema while watching Il Postino, the Italian twist on Cyrano de Bergerac that turned me into a true romantic and adorer of Pablo Neruda at the tender age of nine. The arrival of the cherry blossoms always makes me think of that day in the cinema- the first time I felt the weight of something truly beautiful.


Today was a glorious day for our sakura viewing party! My honey and I welcomed Spring with Sake beneath the cherry blossoms at Stanley Park. I love Hakutsuru’s Sayuri (Little Lily) Sake! Just as its name suggests, Sayuri is a delicate, sweet Sake that pairs perfectly with a sakura viewing. I should mention that I have a real sweet spot for Nigori sake- there’s something so dreamlike about its ephemeral cloudiness!


The perfect end to a perfect day: watching the swans as the sun sets.

Pup in the Park

7 Feb
Pup, Enjoying the View at Prospect Point Lookout, Stanley Park

Pup, Ready to Blow this Popsicle Stand

Wintering Ducks, Third Beach, Stanley Park