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December 31, 2009. New Year's Eve dinners at: Calvin's Bistro (early and late sittings), Rock Salt Cafe in Fulford. Also, Harry Manx's Fulford Hall New Year's Eve party...tickets required. Check out other venues.. Harbour House Hotel (New Year‘s Eve Winemaker‘s Dinner…5 courses, paired with Garry...
Here is a quick glimpse of a part of this "best protected boating waters in the world" region...the Canadian Gulf Islands enjoy this closeness to nature! Power boats, sailboats (especially sailboats!) ply these waters, with an archipeligo of Islands floating in Georgia Strait (now also called ...
That’s what boaters say, when they discover this entire Georgia Strait area. The Gulf Islands, including Salt Spring Island, the jewel of the Southern Gulf Islands grouping, nestle into the lee of the much larger Vancouver Island. This offers a “rain shadow” effect, and so the Gulf Islands enjoy...
Remember Summer? It's still out there, and heading our way...we've now startedthe slow climb to the longest day of the year, and this beach scene reminds us of thosesummer pleasures! True Salt Spring Island character charm, in this woodsy three bedroom / two bathroom home,on the seaside, can be y...
December 28, 2009. As the year closes, it's good to remember all the very fine things that are in our lives, and to remember to practice what is often referred to as "the attitude of gratitude". In this economic downturn, there have been serious dislocations in many lives. For some, ill health ha...
Here's a treasure of a retreat cottage/home...the best of that Coastal Living lifestyle ethic, and it's in a very premier location on special Salt Spring Island! Two bedroom home, beside the seaside, with spacious decking and patio areas, to expand summer living pleasures! English Country garden...
December 23, 2009. Last minute special items, for your Christmas Gift List? Drop into Frankly Scarlett, J. Mitchell Gallery, Steffich Fine Art Gallery, Starfish Gallery, and to Upstairs Bears, in Grace Point Square. Martinus Gems on Seaview Avenue, Salt Spring Fine Art Gallery on McPhillips Avenu...
Where are you? Your dock is waiting! Prestigious Scott Point location, sunny (s/sw/w), with exceptional panoramic oceanviews, this waterfront property enjoys privacy, too. Currently, a panabode cottage/home, plus double garage, is on site (rented...good tenants would stay, if desired). This dwel...
December 21, 2009. Catch Roderick Shoolbraid's latest work at Salt Spring Roasting Company...show continues through to end of the month. Tonight, it's the Community Sing-a-long at ArtSpring...admission is free, but donations to the Food Bank are welcome. Arthur Black, Lost Chords, Campanola Brass...
December 20, 2009. Today is the fourth Sunday in the Advent Season, the season of preparation and expectancy in the Christian calendar. One lights a candle for each of the Sundays preceding Christmas Day: the four candles celebrate Love, Joy, Hope, and Peace. Today, is the candle for Peace. Regar...