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Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and my Monkey (or Not The Lead Ladder TR)

A ‘baby shower’ is something Brits see in American rom-coms but don’t quite get.  Through my powers of deduction, it seemingly has nothing to do with putting babies in showers, nor is it an unfortunate meteorological event.  It is in … Continue reading

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Sea Kayaking: Howe Sound June 1st-2nd

Written by Emily Rennalls On an average Saturday morning there seems to be little incentive to get out of bed. Yet as June cast its first beams of sunlight, just over a dozen UBC students awoke to paddle through mountains. … Continue reading

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The not so cheap Juan de Fuca Trail (May 25-26)

This past weekend, Dmitri, Cora and I hiked the Juan De Fuca Trail. It was Dmitri’s idea, and he recruited Cora earlier in the week. I tagged along for the trip because I was headed to Vancouver for graduation on … Continue reading

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How to surprise a seal and other sea kayaking tips

Caitlin’s organising a sea kayaking trip around Howe Sound. What a good idea, I thought. And indeed it was. A small group of us set off from Gibsons, headed around Keats Island to camp on Gambier Island. The weather was reasonable, the company excellent … Continue reading

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Crossing of Tasman sea, Nov 2011 – Jan 2012 (part 1)

Four men (James Blake, Andrew McCowan, Nigel Cherrie and yours truly) have completed an unassisted crossing of the Tasman sea in a row boat from Sydney to New Zealand (landing in the Bay of Islands). This was only the second … Continue reading

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