Category Archives: Recreation

So, some things happened in 2017

So the problem is when there’s not a lot going on I don’t have anything to report, and when there are goings on I’m too busy to write about them. The next thing I know, it’s been over a year … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural, Nature, Personal, Recreation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Winter, it’s cold, all right.

Yes, like everywhere in the lower mainland, it’s cold, very cold, so cold we had to bring all our drinks in from our carport crush bar because they were freezing (Oh, the hardship). It snowed and then it melted a bit … Continue reading

Posted in Recreation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Summer of Beaches

It feels like the summer somehow got away, although looking back through the pictures I have, things happened. Last summer I felt I hadn’t gone swimming often enough so I tried to go every nice day this year. We found … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural, Nature, Personal, Recreation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The River Part of Campbell River

My full time, temporary job ended which is depressing because I really, really liked that job and now I am a little at loose ends, but at least, finally! we could go camping. Step and I usually go camping in … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural, Nature, Personal, Recreation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Campbell River, it’s Not So Bad, and Elevate Arts Festival

  I have had to go to Campbell River quite often due to my temporary full time job and it turns out it’s not a bad little town after all. It’s maligned because of it’s economic condition (the mills closed), … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural, Festival, Political, Recreation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Let Me Tell You About the Birds and the Bees

I’m am still smoking busy with my temporary job but I really wanted to help with Elevate, which is a local, accessible arts festival that Meaghan and the rest of the Elevate the Arts Society spearhead every year in Courtenay. … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural, Festival, Heritage, Historical, Personal, Recreation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Village is Alive with the Sound of Music

Actually, a lot has happened since the last time I blogged. It’s not that nothing happens here, it’s just that I got a temporary full time job as a desk jockey and, while it’s kind of fun so far, it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural, Personal, Recreation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ye Olde Heritage Week

It was Heritage Week in the Village which means there was a Heritage Faire at the CRI, that had some interesting stuff such as old telephone books you might find family in (I did) and this great diorama of Cumberland Chinatown. I think … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural, Festival, Heritage, Historical, Recreation | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Little of This, a Little of That

January is a little slower than other months in Cumberland, so things have ground to a normal pace, rather than so much going on you just can’t keep track of it. It’s warmed up a little, and there were even … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural, Festival, Food, Personal, Recreation, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas Tree Bonfire

  A lot of the municipalities around here offer wood chipping disposal for your Christmas tree, but Cumberland offers a big bonfire. The volunteer firefighter force gets dressed in uniform and burns your tree in return for a food bank … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural, Food, Recreation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment