Here Comes the Sun

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Very appropriate for the season, ‘Here Comes the Sun’, was the name of the year end performances put on by the Gabriola Dance School. Dancers aged 3 to 18 entertained appreciative audiences of family and friends in the Phoenix Auditorium on Gabriola. The theme was spring and the costumes ranged from adorable to elegant. Dancing strawberries, waltzing… Read more »

Mt. Washington day trip

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One of the wonderful things about Gabriola being so close to Vancouver Island is the ease at which we can make a day trip up to Mt. Washington. Yesterday for a treat we took the family, including my sister-in-law visiting from Toronto, up to the mountain to go snow tubing for the afternoon. What a… Read more »

Gift Giving Gabriola Style

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This year I have made a pact that the majority of my Christmas gifts will be locally bought from our incredible selection of local merchants and artists. You may ask “How do you decide where to go as they are all so fantastic?” and you would be right! I usually start at the craft fairs… Read more »