Saturday, July 01, 2006

There were a lot of people. Posted by Picasa

Russell's friends Donald (foreground) and Charles were among the many. Posted by Picasa

After the blessing came Critical Mass. Jane Buker said she counted 1700 cyclists. This picture was taken by Ros. Posted by Picasa

Here Michael Batten, rector at St. David's and a cyclist commuter, is blessing Ann Duke's bike. Posted by Picasa

This was our second annual Blessing of the Bicycles and Bicylists on the porch of Christ Church Cathedral. Maybe 30 people came. Here Paige Dampier is speaking. She's a colleague in the Synod Office.

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Ros and I and Betty Kosel took Frederick Dancing at the Anza Club. It was African-Caribbean night. Posted by Picasa

There was some great African druming and dancing. (Unfortunately under low light levels.) This was at Canadian Memorial United. Posted by Picasa

Frederick Kabendwe spoke at several sessions. Here he's telling a group how great Tanzania is. Posted by Picasa

Rosalind was very involved in the World Peace Forum - here is a session we attended. Upfront are the head of the BC Government Employees Union, a union leader from Mexico involved in a teachers' strike down there, and a local MLA. Posted by Picasa