what pictures can. So here are a few of my favourite souvenir books from travels past:
I like to collect cookbooks from places where the food has been exceptionally good. I do use them on occasion and it helps to re-create special memories.
As they say, “a picture is worth a thousand words”
“There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer” – Ansel Adams
“I don’t like food that’s too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I’d buy a painting” – Andy Rooney
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Leafing through the pages of this gorgeous book brings home the diversity of Vancouver and makes me appreciate it more.
Whether you live in Vancouver or are here just visiting, this stunningly photographed coffee table book by Claude Duke will remind you of all the good things that Vancouver has to offer.
Of course there’s the natural scenic beauty but the book also showcases the talent of local fashion designers and our multi-cultural foodies. It even comes with 24 detachable postcards. It would make a great gift.
Claude’s event (he is originally from Chile) was held at the Art Institute of Vancouver on Wednesday evening and it was totally multi-cultural and absolutely Fabulous. A generous number of consulates (Canada, U.S., Chile, Equador) were there to take part in the festivities.
There was an abundance of food, wine, entertainment, fashion show and of course….books!
*The Art Institute of Vancouver is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 45 educational institutions located throughout North America, providing education in design, media arts, event management, fashion and culinary arts.