300 people showed up for my slide show/book signing at the Vancouver Public Library Monday night, and they had to turn others away due to fire marshal regulations. It was the biggest and best crowd I’ve ever had. Lively discussion, total rapport. I signed a ton of books.
Vancouver is a 10-star city (along with San Francisco, Hong Kong, and — Victoria.
I made the 20-minute flight from Vancouver to Victoria in a Beechcraft 20-seater, had to duck to get through aisle to seat/only one other passenger, into Victoria in rain, picked up Mazda-2 rental car, drove in to Victoria, spotted spectacular street art, started shooting pics.
Visited Anián off-the-grid clothing/surfboard/venue conglomeration of little buildings, solar-powered complex. More to come on this tuned-in micro-village later.
The sculpture is by Godfrey Stephens (who I’m about to go visit) and is at Swan’s Hotel & Brew Pub.