Vancouver Pride Parade

There were many, many, many baffling things. One of which, Was what I presume was an alien blowing bubbles. I didn’t get a good photograph though, I suspect some sort of futuristic anti-evidence gathering technology was clearly at work.
There was also a surprising number of Batmen and women… Not a clue as to WHY exactly, but they were there.

Highland Games Auckland

I had intended to attend the Highland games in Auckland but due to unforeseen circumstances I will not be going. I was however able to weasel a ride from Christine Rhodes to spend some time with one of the featured pipe bands as they practiced in the week previous to the event. The Whangarei & County…