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Christopher Garrish

To distract their young son on a cross-continental car trip, Christopher Garrish’s parents encouraged him to illustrate all the different licence plates he saw. Thirty years on, Chris still finds himself scanning for plates and recording what he sees on his award-winning website, He has also published articles on British Columbia history in BC Studies, British Columbia Historical News and Okanagan History. Chris, his wife, Heather, and his two daughters—whose names can be spelled in both English and Licence Plate: K8 (Kate) and 3MM4 (Emma)—live in the Okanagan Valley.

Books by Christopher Garrish