Category Archives: Island Life

Impromptu Island Trip 

We decided to take an impromptu trip to the island this weekend. It had only been 16 days since the last trip, but the coast was calling. Everything aligned, I had a customer to meet in Vancouver, so it seemed … Continue reading

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Paddling Day – Pender Island

Today was paddling day. The sun came out, the wind calmed down, and the waves of the previous days had disappeared. It was the perfect Pender Island day to spend on the water. A day with so much to see: … Continue reading

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Posts, Paddling and Painting on Pender

Another busy Pender Island day. The best part of the day was spent building the fence. A slow job of dismantling the old one, installing new posts and stringers , and reboarding the fence. Add to the scenario the fact … Continue reading

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Paddling & Painting at Peter Cove South 

Paddling and painting on a February day. +8C, calm waters and no wind made for a great winter day at the beach. . . . Ads belong to WordPress.

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Bringing in the New Year Island Style

Celebrating New Year’s Eve at the lantern festival on Pender Island is always an event. Visitors and residents alike, come out to enjoy the performance and dance lit mostly by fire at the edge of Magic Lake. Shadow dancers and … Continue reading

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Sketching, Soccer, Shingle Bay

Another laid back day on the island. After our usual jaunt to the hardware store (we go there a lot!), it was off to Shingle Bay for the afternoon. We had the beach to ourselves, which is the norm for … Continue reading

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A Wet Day On The Island

Yesterday, after reaching our island home, I quickly set about watering our very dry plants. I really should have known better. Within half an hour of finishing, the skies opened up with hours and hours of pouring rain. Not one … Continue reading

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