A couple of days ago I was visiting with a friend who turned their 8 x 10 electical shed into an animation studio. It is a fantastic little space with insulation and drywall and even a cute little window. There is a fair amount of room and it functions as a great space for him… Read more »
Just 20 minutes by ferry and we are in Nanaimo, a cute downtown area is just a short walk away with lots of nice little shops, cafes and an attractive town square. A visit to this harbour city is a nice change of pace.
In the late 1860s mail came from Nanaimo by boat or canoe brought as a neighborly gesture. Alexander Shaw signed a contract with the government for mail service on Gabriola in 1884. James Gray was the first postmaster in 1890. In 1935 Thomas Taylor ran the post office out of his home with living quarters… Read more »
On a stormy Sunday afternoon boats huddle in the protected waters of Silva Bay. Boaters can come ashore and find a shipyard, seaplane terminal, coffee shack, restaurant, laundromat, showers, fresh water, liquor store, groceries, bookstore, dive center and a rustic log church. There are several docks to chose from at Silva Bay Marina, Pages Resort… Read more »
Yesterday was Annie’s first birthday, the family assembled and we were treated to Robyn’s custard filled eclairs, simple ingredients, exceptional taste. If you would like to try making them you can find the recipe at the website below, http://www.thefreshloaf.com/recipes/eclairs