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Summer at Parksville

Once again this summer we took the trek up island to enjoy our time share unit at Pacific Shores Nature Resort near Parksville. But  this year, instead of  taking the Island Highway and  joining the perpetual rush of traffic racing over the Malahat with a monster truck trying to kiss our rear bumper, we took the alternative route, the Mill Bay ferry. 575 more words

Brentwood Bay

May Long Weekend - Vancouver Island & The Sunshine Coast: Part 1

May 28, 2016, DES reporting.

N and I had an amazing trip on the Victoria Day long weekend this year. We decided to take four days and meander our way up Vancouver Island from Victoria to Courtenay and then down the Sunshine Coast from Lund back home in Vancouver. 748 more words

Hammock Camping

My thoughts on the Chemainus production of "Harvey"

I’ve already written this for my Facebook friends, but here it is again for others….

First, my super big “Thank You” to Chemainus Theatre and to all the supportive folks who visited or shared their best wishes to me for my glass-exhibition-artist-reception last night. 170 more words


There a many little towns on Vancouver’s island. Being oblivious woman like me however, I only discover some of them in the last year despite having lived for several years on the island. 222 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Alphabet

For my second entry in this week’s challenge, here are creative use of the alphabet in  signs,  posters as well as a sign from a 150 year old building in Nanaimo BC.  112 more words


It's Stupid

Here is another view of Chemainus, following from an earlier post.

Obviously, this shot is about colour, and not a lot more.

This was part of ‘the snack shack’ which was closed for the season. 70 more words


The Walls of Chemainus

We were in Chemainus recently, which is a small waterfront town north of Victoria on the east coast of Vancouver Island.

It is known for the dozens of murals that decorate the walls in town, and otherwise for many brightly coloured buildings. 135 more words