photo just outside vancouver earlier this afternoon. man, it is ever dark in this neck of the woods. have now arrived in the couv, and dropped a load of stuff at my new place in the charming commercial drive area. haven’t lived in that neighbourhood since the early nineties. i have a lovely loft room in a shared house, but won’t sleep there ’til the movers bring my bed, hopefully before xmas. late supper with the parental units– congee, duck, fresh shitakes, a bottle of delicious sake courtesy of nikki and natalee.