Author Archives: Coracle Cove

About Coracle Cove

The Sunshine Coast is on Vancouver’s doorstep, and while it’s only 40 minutes away, it's one of BC’s best kept secrets. In Everything Sunshine Coast we’ll unlock the secrets and share our best insider tips to help you get the most out of your next getaway to the Sunshine Coast. Jack & Sheila Pope escaped to the Sunshine Coast over40 years ago. They own Coracle Cove, a waterfront vacation rental and enjoy sharing the beauty of the Sunshine Coast with visitors from around the world. www.coraclecove.com

Festival of the Rolling Arts getting ready to roll out the memories – August 7, 8 & 9

Most of us remember our first car – mine was a ’51 Chev, which I bought for a hundred hard-earned bucks. I worked part time pumping gas and the mechanics in the back were always pretty good about helping me to … Continue reading

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Discovering Sechelt Inlet – a highway of rich history for the shíshálh Nation

The shíshálh have lived on the Sunshine Coast for millennia, benefiting from the rich resources of the sea and the rain-forest, while enhancing their wealth through strategic marriages to foster peace, goodwill and trade.  With a population exceeding 25,000, their vast territory extended from … Continue reading

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Writers’ Festival coming up soon – August 13 – 16

Any festival that’s been happening year after year for over 30 years has obviously found the right formula for success.   The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts  has been described as “Canada’s longest running summer gathering of Canadian writers … Continue reading

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15 things to do on the Sunshine Coast this summer

Does this incredible weather have you thinking about summer plans? Whether it’s a weekend getaway, or a full week of sheer bliss, there’s something on the Sunshine Coast for everyone, and every day. Here’s 15 great ideas to help with your summer planning and … Continue reading

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Sunshine Coast Day 5 – Things to do in Pender Harbour

If you’re driving up the Coast to Pender Harbour you may have a bit of trouble finding it.  It’s actually a collection of small communities, who happen to share a  body of water, called Pender Harbour. Still confused… this map may help. … Continue reading

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What’s this blog all about?

Four years ago I launched Everything Sunshine Coast. It was a logical next step to the ten-years of monthly e-letters that I’d been sending out to my former guests who had stayed at Coracle Cove.  I enjoy sharing my beautiful community, particularly with people who are thinking … Continue reading

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Walking Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – #11 – Hidden Grove & an amazing set of trails to explore just 5 minutes from Coracle Cove

How good is this… a walk through a beautiful forest and a chance to do some photography – sounds like the perfect outing for me!! Hidden Grove is just five minutes from Coracle Cove and I’ve been spending a lot of … Continue reading

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Favourite Fall Memories at Coracle Cove

I’m celebrating my 100th blog with a look back at some of my Favourite Fall Memories. I call September the “endless summer month.”  Maybe it’s because I’m retired that I have the time to really enjoy and appreciate the blue sunny skies and warm temperatures, … Continue reading

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Fifth Annual Art Crawl coming up soon – October 17-19

How often do you get to visit an internationally acclaimed artist in their own studio and watch them working at their craft? As a long time resident I’m aware of the large number of artists who are attracted to the lifestyle and beauty of … Continue reading

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Where can I find great fish & chips on the Sunshine Coast ??

Finding a good plate of fish & chips on the Sunshine Coast is relatively easy, but I’m searching for something great and that narrows the options.  So how do I define great? The quality of the cooked fish and fries are obvious, but … Continue reading

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