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James Johnstone
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Polyglot Vancouver East End-based house historian, history walk guide, Italophile, blogger and Italian and Japanese translator
Polyglot Vancouver East End-based house historian, history walk guide, Italophile, blogger and Italian and Japanese translator

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My TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-awarded History Walks through Vancouver's Heritage Neighbourhoods are back for a limited time Saturday mornings from mid-August to mid-September. Priviate tours for groups of 5 or more, (or minimum $100 for smaller groups) are available on Sunday mornings and afternoons during the same period. Private tours are available in English, Japanese and Italian. Book early..

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My VANCOUVER HERITAGE NEIGHBOURHOODS HISTORY WALKS Are Back For A Limited Late Summer Engagement. Book Now! AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2017
My TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning VANCOUVER HERITAGE NEIGHBOURHOODS HISTORY WALKS are back for a limited Late Summer engagement. Book Now! AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2017 Tours start at 10am and usually last 2.5 to sometimes 3 hours depending on group ...

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Smokey has had an adventure. I thought I had lost him and was scared to death but everything was okay in the end. Here is the story.

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I May Be Getting Old, But I am Not Too Old For An Adventure
Ciao raGatti! Mi dispiace... I haven't felt like writing for a while. It has been cold here in Casperia and when it's cold I just feel like curling up in a ball close to one of the warm termosifoni radiators or in front of the camino fireplace if my humans ...

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I am back from Italy and my TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winning East End Vancouver History Walks are back for a limited time only from February 18th to March 25th.

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My EAST END VANCOUVER HISTORY WALKS Are Back For A Limited Early Spring Engagement. Book Now!
My TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning History Walks of Vancouver's heritage neighbourhoods are back Saturday mornings for a limited time in the early Spring of 2017.  (2017 Late Summer Schedule TBA).  Tours start at 10am and usually last 2 to 2.5...

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カスペーリアに戻ってきた。SIAMO TORNATI A CASPERIA - A Guest Post in Japanese by my Friend Yuki Saito
①SIAMO TORNATI A CASPERIA... カスペーリアに戻ってきた。二度目は一度目よりも素晴らしかった。こんもりとした岡に建つ町がどんどん大きくなる。私たちはカスペーリアとの久しぶりの再会を車の後部座席から果たした。思いもよらない出会いがあり、私たち二人はその時自家用車に相乗りさせてもらっていたのだった。 ポッジョミレット駅でバスを待っていると、西洋人の家族が時刻表を見に来た。会釈を交わすと、自然と会話が始まった。向こうは何かピンと来たようで「カスペーリアに行くの?」と聞いてくる。そうですと頷...

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Earthquakes are shaking central Italy... Our village was evacuated for seven hours. Here is a different point of view of what happened today here in Casperia. A story of a random act of kindness

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VOLEVO CHE VOI SAPPIATE CHE SONO OKAY! - I WANTED YOU TO KNOW THAT I AM OKAY!
EARTHQUAKE! TERREMOTO! Ciao RaGatti! I wanted to write and post this as soon as possible to let you all know that I and my humans are okay. If you have been following the news at all in the last couple of days you will know that there have been a number of ...

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Interested in Time Travel? Come back in time with me on a history walk through Vancouver's oldest and most fascinating neighbourhood, Strathcona, the old East End.
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