New History of Surrey : A Great Place to Live

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We’re writing a history book called Surrey: A City of Stories. We’ve been out talking to people in Surrey.  We’ve walked and paddled and looked in many corners.  And we’re hearing that this is a great place to live. Citizens value its history, its cultural diversity, its wild places, and the hum of activity that… Read more »

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  • June 26, 2016

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We Are Kwantlen Exhibit

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The We Are Kwantlen exhibit we developed in partnership with Skipp Design for the Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group and Kwantlen Nation has closed at the Langley Centennial Museum. But you will be able to see this work and the stunning landscape photographs and portraiture by Gary Fiegehen when the exhibit opens in the Big House at… Read more »

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Hooray! Liard Basin!

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We are pleased as punch that one of our clients, Tony Kenyon, has been shortlisted for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize — one of six prizes offered by the West Coast Book Prize Society. See the full shortlist here: http://www.bcbookprizes.ca/winners/2017 We wish him luck! His Recorded History of the Liard Basin was also one of two… Read more »

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Roundin’ Up History

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We are proud to be working on the new City of Surrey history book. To honour this project, we have sent out our people to experience Surrey’s living history. The Round-Up Café features its landmark neon sign, and the same traditional food that has been served since its opening in 1949, when it was a… Read more »

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Fort Langley Festival of the Book

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It’s that time again!  It’s time to celebrate the best of independent publishing and see the faces of people behind the text. Join us on July 1st from 11-2:30 join us at the Fort Langley Community Hall as we gather with local authors, chill with Amanda the Librarian from the Fraser Valley Regional Library, and… Read more »

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History of the Liard Basin

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We have been working with Fort Nelson writer Anthony Kenyon for a few years now on his documentary history of the Liard Basin. Tony draws on the documentary records of the region he knows so well, and traces settlement in the area in the century after 1800. It is published by the Fort Nelson News… Read more »

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Thanks!

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Have you ever felt yourself being one of those clients who just seems to never let go?  Does it ever feel like you are constantly trying to get something fixed? Changed? Done? That is how I have felt about this website for awhile since the moment when — poof! — something happened and — yikes!… Read more »

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Brian Murdoch Shares his Antiquarian Wealth in the Art of the Book Series at Langley Centennial Museum

Brian Murdoch is the courageous first speaker in Langley Centennial Museum’s Art of the Book series kicking off this week.   His talk is Thursday April 9 at 7:00. The Murdochs have owned and operated Murdoch’s Bookshoppe in Mission for just over two decades.  They have seen some pretty special books pass through their hands… Read more »

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  • April 6, 2015

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Watt is Reading Local at Point Grey Library

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As part of the Read Local campaign, I will be reading The Girl Who Writes and The Boy Who Paints to an enthusiastic audience at Point Grey Library in Vancouver. Join us on April 15th at 1:30 as we talk about crafting these books and sending them out into the world. For more information on… Read more »

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Workshopping The Girl Who Writes at a Wonderful Place

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We are happy to be conducting workshops on The Boy Who Paints and The Girl Who Writes over the next month with students from Hillcrest School in Surrey. The day was warm.  Spring was in the air, and the warmth of the sun outside went right through to our bones after the winter.  And if… Read more »

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  • January 27, 2015

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