Month: August 2010

What’s Your Island Style?

The days are shorter, the mornings are cooler, leaves are crunchy underfoot and school starts in only one week. Though you may be begrudgingly heading back to college or getting younger ones ready to hit the playground once… Read More

Island Profile: Cowichan Lake

After a sunshine-filled hike through Stanley Park this weekend, a group of friends and I were already thinking about next summer. Someone mentioned the notion of spending a week on glassy lake waters, causing me to quickly turn… Read More

Port Alberni – The Ultimate Fishing Town

You’d be hard-pressed to find a Canadian community more passionate about fishing than Port Alberni, and right now they’re in a race to be named Canada’s Ultimate Fishing Town. Photo: water_sss on Flickr The World Fishing Network is… Read More

House-Shaped Heart

While there are times I resent my monthly cable bill, I have resigned myself to the fact that there are some channels I simply cannot live without. AMC gives me my Mad Men fix, RaptorsTV and TSN2 bring… Read More

The Final Days Of Summer On Vancouver Island [Events]

The air is starting to get cooler, the days shorter and leaves are beginning to turn. The final days of August are winding down, ready to usher in the autumn and all the beauty that season holds. However,… Read More