Monthly Archives: February 2009

Don’t judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes.

  “While there are some concerns about safety after dark in the city as a whole, most people feel quite safe in their own neighbourhoods. “ – Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts responding to a 2007 Crime Survey in which 71% … Continue reading

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Time for Wally Oppal and Gordon Campbell to go.

 Even though I’ve been on an Oprah boycott forever, I recently blogged about a portion of her commencement speech that  was damn good advice to anyone in dealing with people. I’ll be damned if that quote doesn’t apply to Gordon … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites- Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Oh. My. God. Ever had one of those mornings where nothing goes right? It started when I walked into the kitchen this morning, only to remember I was out of coffee. Grrrrr. But, I sucked it up and soldiered on, … Continue reading

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Rally against gang violence organized for Sunday at Surrey Central

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rally against gang violence organized for Sunday at Surrey Central SURREY – Following the recent spat of continuing gang shootings across Metro Vancouver, two youth from Surrey, Paul Hillsdon and Trevor Loke, have planned to hold … Continue reading

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Attention, Simi Sara fans

Attention all  you very devout Simi Sara fans:  Simi will be filling in for Nikki Renshaw on  Talk 1410 ( CFUN), for approximately 10 weekdays- starting tomorrow!  Catch her with Marke Driesschen between 10am and 2 pm. http://www.talk1410.com/shows.php?p=1222198728.htm

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You better get your ass in gear Mr.Oppal, and fast.

Are you reading this Wally? Premier Campbell? Are you?  There has been yet another shooting here in Surrey, just  this morning.  It makes me want to vomit. I was just out and about with two of my younger children and came … Continue reading

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A very expensive – and stupid – ‘smart meter’… and yet another Surrey Shooting.

 YES, yes,yes- yet another Surrey shooting that appears to be gang related, but thankfully not near me. http://www.vancouversun.com/news/RCMP+investigate+Surrey+shooting+involving+Range+Rover/1294867/story.html Selfish to say but I really am starting to fear for my safety at times. Dinner out could become a death ticket.  Funny enough, I was out … Continue reading

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Tsawwassen Treasures

Ok, all you Vancouver-ites might have English Bay and the seawall to enjoy on a sunny winter day, but we have Tsawwassen and the trails around Centennial Beach. The sun, the sea  and panoramic views of Mt Baker and the … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day

Many of you will have heard about the recent arrest and release of Chris Brown following the alleged public assault of his girlfriend Rhianna. He has been charged with making threats against her, and the District Attorney had sent the assault … Continue reading

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Gang violence, government corruption and the BC legislature. Sounds like an old-school mob movie? No – just business as usual in provincial politics

This is war: Gang Warfare on the streets of Vancouver, Surrey, Montreal and Ottawa ( Thanks to http://bctrialofbasi-virk.blogspot.com/ for this insightful piece.) Nearly 700 police officers were involved in today’s major raids on gangs who allegedly traffic cocaine in Montreal and … Continue reading

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