Year: 2011

In The Know: An Islander’s Life

A few weeks ago, one of my Toronto-based readers left a comment and told me that they’re making the move to Vancouver Island in early 2012. Life on Vancouver Island is a unique experience. As such, here are… Read More

Favourite Things: My 2011 Gift Guide

Christmas is about so much more than just gifts, but it’s hard to beat the joyous feeling of finding the perfect present for someone. A little bit of thought and some local sourcing will help, but I’ve rounded… Read More

Emily Carr Will Be Honoured With A One-Of-A-Kind “MuralSculpture”

There is perhaps no Vancouver Island-based artist that is more cherished than Emily Carr. More than 60 years after her death, her art is still revered, sought-after and cherished by both British Columbians and by the global art… Read More

Keeping It Green At Christmas

One of my most-loved childhood memories at Christmastime was venturing out to Merville to choose and chop the perfect tree for our family’s living room. Though it may be tempting to visit your local grocery store or home… Read More

Get Your Skis And Boards Waxed: Opening Day Is On Its Way!

Vancouver Island skiers and snowboarders are only nine sleeps away from their first taste of powder in the 2011/2012 season at Mount Washington Alpine Resort! Photo: Mount Washington Alpine Resort With the lifts set to start spinning on… Read More