Monthly Archives: January 2011

Fate and an old Miele, and I’m not talking about a vacuum.

I like to believe it was fate that returned my first real road bike to me two summers ago. I’m talking about a 1987 Miele Delta, beautiful and unassuming with its Ishiwata 022 tubing, clean lugged joints, utilitarian but bomb-proof … Continue reading

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“Always a Patricia”: The motto adopted by the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Association on May 14, 2010.

  It’s rare to get clear sunny weather in Vancouver in the winter. But, when it does appear, it’s usually accompanied by freezing temperatures, and in certain circumstances, is carried south on the train of a stiff, gale-force nor’wester. Andrea … Continue reading

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