Blog by Betsy Carstairs

Whistler Film Festival

December 9th, 2014
thumb Starting December with Christmas festivities & attending the Whistler's Film Festival. With a early start to the ski season.... skiing in the morning & a popcorn in hand enjoying some fabulous Canadian Films in the evening. Hillary Swank's performance in Homesman was outstanding, likewise Graham Moore's film The Imitation Game was a facinating true story brilliantly played by Benedict Cumber ...

Outward-Bound fundraiser

March 28th, 2012
Outward B dance.jpgI attended a fundraiser for Outward Bound this weekend. It was a swing dance in memory of Neil Falkner who died in a avalanche doing what he loved...skiing.  The venue was perfect for this as it had a great dance floor for all the swing dancers...professional & amature alike. I loved Neil's sister Lucy doing her performance in memory of her brother. What a fabulous dancer & what a great way t ...

International Woman's Day

March 17th, 2012
Dianne, Wendy & BetsyRuth Lea Taylor & BetsyI love International Women's Day as this is also The Annual West Coast Leaf's Equality Breakfast meeting. The Vancouver Hotel now know as The Fairmont Vancouver really is a insight to Vancouver as it was in the early 1900's. Beautiful sculptures as well as brass walled elevators & grand winding stair cases. A tribute to Vancouver's rich history.. This year there were over 750 in attendance to ...

Bridge on Wall Street

July 23rd, 2010

 

A friend of mine hosts a bridge tournament once a year. For the third year I was fortunate enough to be invited. There are 3 tables and we rotate partners. Half way through we have dinner then dessert and liqueurs and prizes to end the day. It was a great way to spend a very wet rainy day. The VIEW of the harbour and freighters was most interesting & I came in 1st position Yaho ...