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Falling for the Sunshine Coast – Part 1

When I was working, the Fall season always seemed like a glass half empty.  But, now that I get to play all year round, I have time to appreciate its true beauty. I find myself looking forward to its approach, knowing of the opportunities to  … Continue reading

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Hidden Grove on the Sunshine Coast – a story of survival

The history of Hidden Grove is described as one of survival… survival from natural fires of several centuries ago, which has left charred bark up to a foot thick on the largest Douglas firs. More recently, the area was scheduled for logging, but meeting … Continue reading

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Summer Days on the Sunshine Coast – your first day

The Sunshine Coast is an easy and affordable option for anyone needing a few days away from the daily grind. Imagine taking a stunning ferry ride to another world where the pace is slow, the scenery is breathtaking and the people … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Paddle the waters of Sechelt Inlet

The early morning is one of my most favourite times of the day. Whenever I can, I’ll head down to our waterside deck with a cup of coffee and yesterday’s newspaper to sit and enjoy the peaceful morning water. More often than not I’ll be entertained … Continue reading

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Canada Day Activities on the Sunshine Coast

Nothing says Canada Day like Mounties in red serge marching down the main street in a parade, and Sechelt is the place to be this Friday. The  Canada Day parade starts at 11am followed by plenty of festivities at Hackett Park.  But … Continue reading

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Jazz, Blues… it’s all here

June kicks off the first of our long summer season of festivals on the Sunshine Coast and music is happening this month. The first weekend marks the eigth annual Pender Harbour Blues Festival – a weekend full of the blues served up … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Cormorants at Coracle Cove

We continue to have periodic visits from these majestic birds throughout the year, and can often see them perched on our dock with their wings outstretched. Most studies suggest that Cormorants spread their wings simply to dry them, although some … Continue reading

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Sechelt Farmers & Artisans Market – Part 2

I was back at the Sechelt Market today, this time to focus on some of our talented artisans. The Sunshine Coast has one of the highest per-capita populations of artists in Canada, and several of them are set up every Saturday … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Eagles return to Coracle Cove

There’s been a lot of eagle activity in the past couple of weeks. We start hearing them at dawn, early in the morning and they are often still present well after dusk. Eagles are not migratory. They are here year-round, moving only … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary Yoga by the Sea

Last weekend Sheila and I were invited to a special evening event at our yoga studio to join in celebrating their five-year anniversary.   Yoga by the Sea was founded by Lyne Lantaigne and Marney Coulter in  2006. Originally a one room yoga … Continue reading

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