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Ferry Days

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Port Browning, pub food and knitting

Yesterday, after spending a much longer time kayaking than expected, we decided the best option for supper was to pick up dinner at the Port Browning Pub. As we have children, we always get a take-out and then eat on … 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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What do you do when the well runs dry? – The Future for Pender Island

What do you do when the well runs dry? It’s a pretty good question. It is a question that every property owner on Pender will be asking if the Pender Island Islands Trust trustees push through approval for Short Term … 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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Buying Vacation Real Estate in British Columbia – The Truth and the New Due Diligence

I have been wanting to write about our personal experience of purchasing vacation real estate in British Columbia, or more specifically Pender Island, for some time. I have in the past shared lots of “fluff” pieces filled with pretty landscapes … Continue reading

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Handmade in Canada – celebrating makers

Since there is a Facebook page linking through to my Island Home blog at the moment, I am going to seize the opportunity for some shameless self promotion. A special thanks to Alex C. for driving all the traffic to … Continue reading

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