Month: November 2012


Tomorrow morning I’ll be waking up bright and early – before the sky itself is bright – to make my way to the airport for a much-needed vacation. J and I are off to the land where palm… Read More

Culinaire Victoria 2013

With its West Coast location, the City of Victoria is the perfect showcase for quintessential regional cuisine. With fresh-caught seafood, sustainable produce and a vibrant cocktail scene, the capital has a lot of tasty reasons to celebrate. Photo:… Read More

Milner Christmas Magic

Few things dazzle and delight both the young and old quite like twinkling Christmas lights. While Milner Gardens & Woodland offers a sight to behold year-round, the gardens are especially enchanting at Christmastime. Photo: Vancouver Island University on… Read More

Mount Washington Opens November 30th

While the West Coast may be bombarded with rain, it’s a virtual winter wonderland on the slopes of Mount Washington. The temperamental weather system has brought with it more than 30 inches of white stuff over this last… Read More

Literacy Alberni Society’s Cultural Sharing Festival

The ability to read is not only a crucial life skill but also a truly beautiful gift. The Literacy Alberni Society, based in Port Alberni, provides a broad spectrum of tools for adult learners. Programs range from ESL… Read More