Category: Vancouver

Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, Mood, People, seasons, Vancouver, Weather

Dancing to the tune of nature

A couple of months ago, it used to be bright and sunny. The sun took its own time to say, “Bye, bye guys,” rather reluctantly, but you had to wait till 9:30pm to see the glorious sunset! Anyway, slowly but steadily, the weather was neither too hot nor too cold and one was tempted to …

Education, Grand Parents, Kids, Vancouver

University Highlands Elementary

Overnight, my impression about a local elementary school underwent a sea change. Of course the building and the surroundings of the school are impressive but one soon realized that the quality of the school went beyond ABCD or the usual studies. Just one function after lunch on a particular day was so thrilling that the …

Ooty, Vancouver, Weather

Is change of weather round the corner?

If winter comes, can spring be far behind? With my limited knowledge of weather conditions in different countries I don’t know whether it is a mid-summer or fall or whatever it is, right now. In some parts of India, the change of weather could be predicted without much strain, though it is hide and seek …

Humor, In real life, seasons, Vancouver, Weather

Have some patience, man!

After a prolonged, “Hide and Seek”, right from early morning, the Sun seemed to lift the curtain for a while, much to the pleasure of some of us, who have been waiting for a breakthrough. Till then, nothing was visible in certain areas. :Have some patience an”, I said to myself but the long-awaited brightness …

Humor, In real life, International, Mood, P U Krishnan, Short Stories, Travel, Vancouver, Weather

Early morning or late evening?

It was bright and sunny. But it was difficult to predict whether it was morning or evening… yesterday or today! Even the birds could not make their presence felt. There were some people on the road but it was difficult to say whether they were on evening walk or morning walk. Anyway, I had just …

Domestic, International, Religion, seasons, Travel, Vancouver, Weather

A thing of beauty is a joy forever

When the weather is unfavorable, one is reluctant to go out for walk. Even a short distance appears to be a Herculean task! But, the other day we managed to overcome the reluctance mainly because it was a trip to a temple and the short distance was not by walking but in a taxi cab! …