Tag Archives: Southern Gulf Islands

View from North Pender

We recently had a rainy time on the island. The day we arrived it was blowing a gale (literally….Environment Canada had the warning up and everything!) and we had periods with rain dashing down. The travel and weather had clearly … Continue reading

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Rock Feather Driftwood

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Liquid Sunset – Pender Island, BC, Canada

Pender Island has no shortage of stunning sunsets. The biggest problem is where to go to watch the golden show as there are so many great viewpoints. These sunsets were shot at the beach at McKinnon Road on North Pender … Continue reading

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Apples!

One of the things I love about BC are the fruit trees. Apples. Plums. Peaches. Cherries. I can almost taste the fruit just typing the words. On Pender I have seen apple and plum trees, plus berries being grown. We … Continue reading

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Roesland – Pender Island, BC, Canada

(Please click on the above pictures to view.) Roesland on North Pender Island is a great afternoon outing. At low tide you can walk from the main area of Roesland, across the sand, and onto Roe Islet. Roe Islet provides … Continue reading

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The Launch

One of the things our children love about time on the island is how unstructured their time is. They don’t have to be anywhere for a certain time or be doing a certain thing. We spend a lot of time … Continue reading

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Bricky Bay, Pender Island

Bricky Bay is an interesting beach at the very top of North Pender Island. In the past it was the site of a brick factory. Even though the factory is long gone the beach is still scattered with souvenirs of the past. Our … Continue reading

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Anemone!

Today I felt like having a little virtual paddle through the tidal pools on Pender Island. I find tidal pools are always fascinating. They are filled with life and color and texture when you get up close and take the … Continue reading

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Bringing In The New Year Pender Style

We are just back from a fabulous stay at our island home. For years we have wanted to do something memorable on New Years Eve, and this year we finally did it by going to the Lantern Festival on Pender … Continue reading

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Decisions Made On The Golf Course

So here we are. Kids have been dropped off at the grandparents (Happy Fathers Day Grandpa!!!) Clubs are in the van. Off we head to the golf course, paperwork for the house listing in hand. The conversation on the golf course … Continue reading

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