After some weeks of saving our pennies, my neighbour Claus Andrup and I have printed another 50 copies of Aesthetic Maple Ridge, an illustrated booklet about our home town. I sold two copies from my doorstep this afternoon, and dropped off two more copies at the Fraser Valley Regional Library. A runaway success! Continue reading
My neighbour Claus Andrup and I recently published a little book about our home town in Metro Vancouver, if “published” is the correct term.
Our purpose with the book is simply to take a walk through Maple Ridge. “The central area, while significantly improved since 2009, is still vastly under-developed. Outside the central area, neighbourhoods have been created, and are being created, without nearby commercial services or aesthetic focus. And while there is something called an Official Community Plan, there is a lack of civic cohesion or consensus around what direction we should take.” Continue reading