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Writers’ Festival Tickets go on sale May 29th

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

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Spring Birding at Coracle Cove – Part 1

As a novice birder, I’ve approached this new-found interest with enthusiasm, and one of the great things that I’ve learned about birding is that it has a season. Migratory birds set off from distant points south, and arrive here on a schedule that has been … Continue reading

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All that Jazz… and so much more

What do you get when you mix together a hot line-up of cool jazz in an incredible seaside location… why the Pender Harbour Jazz Festival, now in its sixteenth year. Pender Harbour has been called the “Venice of the North” … Continue reading

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Walking holidays on the Sunshine Coast – #6 – Escaping through Smuggler Cove

If you are looking to get away for the weekend or wanting a short side trip from Vancouver, the Sunshine Coast is a beautiful destination and Smuggler Cove, with its pristine beauty and colourful history makes for a great escape. Shortly after … Continue reading

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Roberts Creek Mandala 2012

The Roberts Creek Mandala Project is an amazing undertaking having evolved from a humble creation of five friends who came together one weekend to paint over some negative graffiti. Fifteen years later it has become a week long community event, bringing together over 500 … Continue reading

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Exploring Sechelt Inlet by water – two new exciting options

Sechelt Inlet is one of the most beautiful protected waterways in BC.  Tall green snow-capped mountains tumble majestically into the clear blue ocean waters and the luxuriant green shoreline vegetation reflects off calm, tranquil waters creating a lush, tantalizing visual feast. Two … Continue reading

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Putting the Pedal back into Pedals & Paddles

Pedals & Paddles celebrated their 21st season on the Sunshine Coast with an Open House this weekend at their fabulous new location on Lamb Bay, just 5-minutes away from Coracle Cove. This is a perfect location to put in a kayak with … Continue reading

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Chasters creates the art of dining… and fine music

It was my birthday this weekend and also the start of a week long jazz festival, two of my favourite activities. It seemed like a good reason to celebrate and Chasters at Bonniebrook Lodge was offering a fabulous combination of dining … Continue reading

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The return of the rolling bistro to the Davis Bay Seawall

Two years ago I was featured on the Food Network, filling my face with a delicious crab cake. They were filming “Eat Street,” a new series on international food carts and I had been invited by the owners of Feastro the Rolling … Continue reading

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Sechelt Market – new location, great ambience

The Sechelt Market re-opened last weekend and I wanted to check out their new location.  They’ve moved to a quiet little area of downtown with lots of nearby parking. Both ends of the street are blocked off,  adding to a great ambience that just lends itself … Continue reading

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