How quickly we forget the long hot summer days. We have had a bit of mild wet weather and it feels like fall already. It is so welcome when blue patches appear in the sky and the sun breaks through to illuminate a quiet place to sit and enjoy the warmth.
I love this time of year, the air is clear and crisp but summer’s warmth still lingers. And the garden, I adore picking all the things a late summer garden has to offer. See the tomato rabbit?
This weekend we attended the public open house and workshop for the Gabriola Island Official Community Plan review which was held at the Community Hall. We viewed displays, a variety of maps, a proposed bike path and other interesting facts and statistics as part of the open house. We then had an opportunity to join discussion groups about… Read more »
This largest of summer art festivals on Gabriola promises to be a favorite with locals and visitors alike. Two days of a variety of theatre performances, show and sell Street Art, music, and dancing, with the Gabriola Lions Club providing a pancake breakfast on Saturday morning. There is something here for everyone. The main theater tent holds 220 and there… Read more »
August is blackberry time, and Gabriola has lots of thickets of these luscious treats at the south end of the island. We try to go out a few times each season to pick berries. This time we took the kids and they helped, mind you they ate as many as they picked. We brought home enough to make… Read more »