And Away We Go

Posted by & filed under On the Road Again.

Excited to go, but sad to leave. With mornings like this and days to match it is no wonder my husband and I leave with a bit of regret. Not to mention time spent away from our family and sweet grand children. But we have places to see and a finite number of years left to see… Read more »

Cottage Industry

Posted by & filed under Buy Local, Gabriola Living, Shopping on Gabriola, The Arts.

One of the things that makes Gabriola Island a special place is the provision in our bylaws for cottage industry on all residential properties – this allows for a broad range of home occupations (for official list see Gabriola Land Use Bylaws under links in the side menu to the left on this page); it has… Read more »

A Winner!

Posted by & filed under At the Sea, Gabriola Living, Gulf Island Lifestyle, Weather.

National Geographic Traveler has named the Gulf Islands 7th in a list of the world’s 99 best coastal destinations – “Scattered across the Georgia Strait between Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia, the Gulf Islands enjoy a surprisingly dry and balmy climate. Residents generally place a high importance on the quality of the environment and the… Read more »

Halloween Fun

Posted by & filed under Crafts, family life, Gabriola Island, Gabriola Living, Gulf Island Lifestyle, Holidays and Special Events, Kids, People, The Arts, West Coast Living.

We were so lucky today to have the chance to take the girls to a pottery class at Feedlot Studios here on Gabriola.  We were greeted by an extremely fun and warm Mariko and her husband Bryan in their large, bright studio space located at 800 Valli Place.  The girls started by getting in the Halloween… Read more »