This is for Daily Scot, who, like others, comments on shiny, glassy Vancouver’s lack of grit.  (Click ‘read more’ for full image.)


Does anyone have lanes like us?  (This one is between Abbott and Cambie, north of Pender.)  Sure, it’s a Vancouver cliche – but Hollywood loves us for them.


  1. Yes, always a need for a good alley for something hostile to happen in a movie. And that’s the point: these are hostile places, cared for by no one, territory of no one. Here’s the question I would have asked: any woman out there who feels comfortable walking down there at night?

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