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By-election primer: a stroll through 150 years of Nanaimo politics

Premiers. Coal barons and coal disasters. Firebrands.  Death.  Champions of the working class.  Champions of Women’s Suffrage. Party leaders. Cabinet veterans. Speakers. Underdogs.  Coalition Makers.  Scandal.   9,648 more words


La Frenz Reserve Pinot Noir, 2016

From our (very) mixed case of La Frenz in 2018 I would say the reserve Pinot not as appealing or satisfying as the less expensive Blue Mountain run of the mill (and we are halfway through our BM Pinot, loving every bottle).  107 more words

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The Lighthouse Park

Perfect anytime of the year

The Lighthouse Park is a beautiful set of
trails located in West Vancouver. From downtown Vancouver you take the Sea to… 177 more words


Sailing Days

We have been wandering around Vancouver Island for two weeks now and it is hard not to look back on the days we sailed here. Ten years ago John and I spent a year and a half sailing around the Gulf Islands and Desolation Sound on a 26-foot sailboat (and living on). 593 more words

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Wrap on Recording The Goldblacks

Why even do a solo CD?

Well first, these two weeks was a whole lot more than just recording. Last night marked not only my last night on vacation which I used for recording my first solo effort, but it was also my first day back on stage with… 350 more words

The British Columbia Wedding Awards 2019 honors the champions of the industry

After the enormous success of the British Columbia Hair and Beauty Awards 2018 that took place in December, Creative Oceanic is delighted to be launching the inaugural British Columbia Wedding Awards 2019 which will reward key professionals and businesses that have shown great commitment and talent within the wedding industry. 1,832 more words


Canadian Crumbs - Bear Glacier

This past summer, Q and I embarked on a one week trip exploring Highway 37 Stewart-Cassier and the wilderness and landscapes accessible from it.  One of only two highways that connect the Yukon and Alaska to the rest of North America, the Cassier is sparsely populated and winds through some of the most breathtaking scenery on the planet.  153 more words