After what seemed like a never-ending winter we were the recipients of some amazing weather this April. My eldest daughter has pledged to swim once a month for the year of 2018. She was lucky enough to get her April swim on a day where the temperature reached above 20C. The water was still extremely… Read more »
We have been spending a fair amount of time in Nanaimo these days as our eldest daughter has gymnastics training. Due to that we have spent some time exploring. The latest was a beautiful hike up to Ammonite falls that my 9 year old and I did last weekend. It took us just under 1… Read more »
Old Crow, New Owners!
The Old Crow Cafe has sold to a new couple who will be taking over ownership at the beginning of May just in time for the busy summer season! Started in May of 2012 the current owners have worked hard at creating a funky atmosphere coupled with a West Coast take on Mexican fare. We wish both… Read more »
Gabriola’s 7th Annual Isle of the Arts Festival
Starting on March 31 is the 7th annual Isle of the Arts Festival. This is your chance to try your hand at a variety of workshops ranging from making your own soymilk to quilting and doll making to soapstone carving. For more information or to check out the online brochure click here. “If ever there… Read more »
We took both the families to Drumbeg Provincial Park last night to watch the lunar eclipse. It took awhile to spot the moon in the haze on the horizon but an eerie red tinged sliver appeared as night set in. We are very lucky to have such a beautiful spot like Drumbeg to witness these… Read more »