Introducing

Spiffle! a VanIsle Blog

started in 1997, abandoned in 2012, reborn in 2021
bringing a bit of that 1997 flavour to 2021 design and tech.

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Anyone out there remember moblogs? It was a new service in 2003 provided by a company called TextAmerica that allowed you to upload, directly from …

We do things a bit differently here at Spiffle! Where most blogs about food go into a long, rambly personal history with the product or …

At our home, we try to avoid processed foods where we can. When we can’t (or have childhood memories for certain food types: for me, …

I initially wrote this way back in 2001; I’m updating it so it’s a more recent post on the new Spiffle website as of 2021. …

(for lettuce) (this article was originally posted on Medium last winter). I’ve been (trying) to grow lettuce in the winter, in the basement of my …

Today, the government of British Columbia and the public health authority came out with a definitive restart plan for our province, coming out of the …