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Stephen Rees's blog · 2h ago

Weekly Photo Challenge: Layered

The sides of the canyon through Zion Nation Park in Utah shows how the rocks are layered. The erosion caused by wind and water reveals the rock “an immense sequence of sedimentary rock layer...
Stephen Rees's blog · 2h ago

Double Deckers for Vancouver

Translink is saying that it will start trials of doubledeck buses this year. I just came across a picture of a German bus in Berlin This is a Lion’s City DD (A39) by manufacturer MAN – and i...
Stephen Rees's blog · 3d ago

Jericho Pier Renewal

Jericho Pier is a regular destination for our walks, but I have many more photos taken from the pier than of the pier itself. I thought it might be a good idea to record what is there now, b...
Stephen Rees's blog · 3d ago

Drive Time

I was staggered by the subtitle of this New Yorker essay by Ian Frazier “The surprising pleasures of driving in New York“. It seemed to me unlikely but the claim he makes – that starting wit...
Stephen Rees's blog · 1w ago

Not The WP Photo Challenge

There is no Weekly Photo Challenge being issued by WordPress this week. But I miss it, and by now this blog has amassed a considerable following  of people who have liked my posts. So like m...
Stephen Rees's blog · 1w ago

Guest Post: There is no bridge design

Susan Jones, of Fraser Voices has sent this letter to NDP MLAs with copies to the press. She has also given permission for it to be posted to social media Thank you for canceling constructio...
Stephen Rees's blog · 1w ago

Book Review “The Patch”

The People, Pipelines, and Politics of the Oil Sands by Chris Turner Simon & Schuster Canada published September 19, 2017 I requested a review copy of this book ahead of publication from Net...
Stephen Rees's blog · 1W ago

South West Marine Drive bike lane

Posted to YouTube by my social media contact Anthony Floyd. All summer long this stretch of road has been closed to traffic to allow for the reconstruction of an important water main (he say...
Stephen Rees's blog · 1W ago

The Massey Bridge has been cancelled

The BC government has announced that it will conduct independent review to find best solution for George Massey corridor. The following is the text of the press release The Ministry of Trans...
Stephen Rees's blog · 1W ago

Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting

Waiting A set of photos from my flickr stream, carefully chosen and curated, since the search throws up plenty of other pictures that don’t work nearly as well as these. There is a flickr gr...