Step Right Up!

Posted by & filed under Holidays and Special Events, Kids, Music.

Step right up folks and get your tickets! That’s right, there are still some tickets left for the Theatre Festival on Gabriola Island. This weekend there is an extravaganza of performances and not all are sold out. You can get tickets at Folklife Village and find street art, kids corner and fantastic theatre shows – starts at 6:15 pm… Read more »

Camping…

Posted by & filed under Camping on Vancouver Island, Daytripping on Vancouver Island, family life, Flora and Fauna, Gabriola Island, Gabriola Living, Gulf Island Lifestyle, Healthy Living, Kids, west coast, West Coast Living.

We were able to spend 4 days and 3 nights camping at Lake Cowichan on Vancouver Island and the trip was spectacular! The weather cooperated and it felt like summer the entire time which for anybody who has been on the west coast this summer knows those days have been few and far between. We… Read more »

Ghost Plants

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I was delighted when my grand daughter handed me this beautiful little Indian Pipe, also known as Ghost Plant. We were having afternoon tea in the garden and the children were playing in the forest when they found three little patches of M. Uniflora, a parasitic plant that bears a single flower on a stem. I… Read more »

Arts Alive 2011

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

We are very lucky to have wonderful friends on Gabriola Island who are willing to take our eldest daughter everyday last week to Wellington Secondary School in Nanaimo to partake in the Arts Alive Summer Program for “A Play in 5 Days”. The kids in conjunction with their wonderful teacher Mary-Jo Fulmer created an entertaining… Read more »