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Travel with a Twist

What better way to see the world than with a mother-daughter adventure? But we are no average female travellers. The daughter is young, healthy and able-bodied. The mother is middle-aged, healthy and disabled with a mobility scooter. Read more...


Richard Hunt: Indigenous Artist and Elder

By James Ellsworth on Oct 3, 2017

Richard Hunt lives in a modest bungalow on a crescent in Victoria with a large workshop shed in the back. Currently, he is working on a new 15-foot totem pole in his workshop, but we met in his dining room surrounded by his various forms of art (masks, carvings, paintings) and several framed awards. Read more...


Ageless Enthusiasm

By Laura Thomas on Sep 1, 2017

Students of martial arts learn the importance of discipline, hard work, sacrifice and humility. Sharon Tippe of Revelstoke has a black belt in karate, and exemplifies these qualities and more. Read more...


Creating a Legacy

By Margaret Boyes on Sep 1, 2017

“I’ve never felt healthier, happier or stronger than I do today,” says certified Nordixx Pole Walking Canada master instructor and former Olympic rower, Linda Schaumleffel. Read more...


Bummers Can Bring Blessings

By Pat Nichol on Sep 1, 2017

Sometimes, change can feel like a real bummer, especially when it seems to attack us all at once. Reflect on a moment in life that, at the time, seemed unpleasant and somehow turned out to be a blessing. Read more...


No Remedy for Love

By Kiana Karimkhani on Sep 1, 2017

By many accounts, Liona is the first classical guitarist Canadians knew by name — often called the “First Lady of Guitar” — someone who introduced classical music to a 1960/70s generation that lauded rock ‘n’ roll in the decades before. Read more...


Walking in England – Four Ways to Go

By Lois Peterson on Aug 9, 2017

I may have the walking gene, if not the desire or navigational skills, to strike out on another long-distance trek alone. But these days, the many options open to walkers in the UK mean I will never run out of places to go, ways to get there, and the resources to learn everything else I need to know. Read more...


Mastery and Magic: Bard on the Beach

By Carol Matthews on Jul 1, 2017

Night after night, Christopher Gaze, charismatic creator and Artistic Director of Vancouver’s Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival, leaps up on stage – first in the large tent and then in the small one – to welcome sold-out audiences to each of the four Shakespeare plays that Bard produces every summer. Read more...


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