Monthly Archives: March 2011

Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Spring birding on the Sunshine Coast – March 31st

These LBJ’s (little brown jobs) are doing a pretty good job of taking over our feeders right now. There’s generally a dozen or more perched in the branches of the big Fir tree next to the B&B feeder, waiting for an opportunity to swoop … Continue reading

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Taking ‘dog friendly’ to another level

Coracle Cove has been a dog friendly B&B for several years. As former dog owners ourselves, we understand the problem when you really need to have a weekend getaway but then you have the hassle of finding somewhere for Fido to … Continue reading

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My perfect morning Om!!

Today I’m celebrating my 20th posting by writing about two of my favourite activities – yoga and food – and they came together yesterday morning like a perfectly pitched Om. Thursday mornings I have a class at Yoga by the Sea and I’m really enjoying … Continue reading

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Join us on Saturday, March 26 – 8;30pm – Earth Hour

Coracle Cove Waterfront B&B will be participating in Earth Hour this Saturday by turning out our lights for one hour at 8:30 PM to show support for environmentally sustainable action. Earth Hour started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million individuals turned … Continue reading

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Time for Dinner? – try our personal chef

After you’ve checked into our waterfront accommodations you’ll want to savour every moment you’re there. But what about dinner?  Relax, and let our Personal Chef, Alan Barnes prepare a three-course dinner for you. Enjoy a romantic dinner for two or a wondrous … Continue reading

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Super Full Moon Tonight – no howling!!

Check out the full moon this evening–it will be a lot bigger and brighter than usual.  This happens because the moon has an elliptical orbit around the Earth and right now it is approaching perigree - its closest point in the orbit -  about … Continue reading

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Spring is here – a little bird told me

It may not feel quite like spring but the birds are on to something. The other day I heard the sweet singing of a Song Sparrow. While personally, I’d like it to warm up a bit more, I’ll put my trust with these … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread – good any day

I haven’t found any four leaf clovers today but that won’t stop me from celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day. My great-grandmother was a Cahill, and she emigrated with her family to Canada in the mid 1800′s. We’ve come a long way since then but I still … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Canvasback returns to Sechelt Marsh

I’d heard that the Canvasback had returned to Sechelt Marsh and the weekend presented a great opportunity to pay him a visit.  Canvasbacks were in serious decline and placed on the lists of special concern in the 1980′s, largely because of … Continue reading

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Sirens of the Sea fails to seduce

A buddy invited me out for brunch recently, and since he was buying he got to choose the restaurant. When he suggested Sirens of the Sea, my curiosity notched up a few levels  . Sirens of the Sea opened last May, in Davis Bay across from … Continue reading

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