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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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Day Out In Sidney

Being a long weekend, catching ferries becomes a critical part of enjoying a few extra days off. An early ferry from Vancouver left us with hours to spare before taking our connecting ferry to Pender Island. Knowing that Victoria would … Continue reading

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Winter Paddle

+5C. Calm water. No wind. We couldn’t resist going for a December paddle. No seals today, huge bull kelp, the odd gull overhead, and a heron perched on a float in the distance. Beach glass was found, as was an … Continue reading

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Back From The Coast

We are back from the coast. In actual fact we have been back for almost two weeks. Life has been busy with a few time consuming jobs, children off school, and life in general. Before our most recent trip I … Continue reading

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Day Trip and Books

Victoria is a short 40 minute ferry ride from the island. The city has a ton of tourist trappings, but once you get past the buskers, bus tours and tacky tourist shops there is a gem hidden…….Munro’s . Munro’s is … Continue reading

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Dinner on the Beach

Sometimes the best way to finish a very busy day is to enjoy a dinner of Japanese food, from Pender Sushi, on the beach.

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Waterside Fun

I thought for a change I’d share some images of island life. Fun by the water is “the” reason to spend time in the Gulf Islands. The following images are from one of our “locals”, Peter Cove South (Pender Island, … Continue reading

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