tonight i was led. i was led by a crowd of people. i was led by singing. i was led by screaming. i got stuck in the middle of a crowd and moved with the herd. we circled a block once and made our way to olympic celebration central – granville street. i didn’t plan [...]
Vancouver at night – 2010 Winter Olympics – © Erica Chan ~ Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in the world – once described to me as a futuristic meld between nature and a sprouting concrete jungle… or maybe a concrete community garden.
shoot outs baby… shoot outs. what an amazing day for olympic hockey… canada wins in shoot outs and then slovakia, the underdogs, beat russia in shootouts. pavol demitra in fine form, soaks in the taste of victory… home ice advantage perhaps. what a frickin game! all images © erica chan
all images © erica chan lights and creatures. full moon serenade. flight like a dream. mounties carry the canadian flag with pride. stadium of canadians with candles. rick hansen emerges from the smoke with the torch. wayne gretzky ignites the olympic flame. snowboarder bursts through VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC RINGS.
have you ever cleaned out an old room that you haven’t had the time for years to do, but have been meaning to do it for years…? i’m in the process (seems like i’m always in the process of it, though) of going through my old stuff from high school and university. boxes packed with [...]
ever have those days where you just feel lucky to be alive? today was one of those days for me. it could have been a combination of several things really… like, for instance, last night I had the distinct pleasure of spending some time with some good friends of mine – the guys from The [...]
The City is on Fire. Literally now. Downtown at the David Lam Park in Yaletown the Olympic Flame was brought in to ignite the Cauldron. THOUSANDS of people crowded the streets in hopes of getting their digital piece of history – cameras, phones, any type of recorder – all eyes awaited the runner holding the [...]
The Canadian Tenors whipped up a stellar performance at Robson Square in preparation for the Olympics, complete with red Olympic mitts and singing with visible breath. Brrrr. But despite the cold, Vancouver is hot right now. The city is ELECTRIC, and the Olympics starts in less than two days. Get ready!
It isn’t very often that a child gets to be proud of their parent without it seeming a little offside or condescending… but today, I was extremely proud of my dad! He ran the Olympic torch with pride and a huge smile! And, wow does it ever feel like Vancouver is the place to be [...]
“We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same.” – Carlos Castaneda Perhaps it’s pathetic fallacy, but as of late my life has been seeming somewhat grey. Quick blurb about how and why I think I’m feeling this way – The skies are grey and they bring some showers and [...]
for 2010 i’ve decided to give myself a polaroid project. here is a taste of some of the stuff from january. i find by taking one polaroid to capture a moment, i tend to remember the moment much better than if i shot 100 pictures. plus, polaroids are just so cool.