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Your West Coast Culture. A magazine about the people and places that make the Saanich Peninsula the little piece of paradise we call home.

First Word from the Publisher

by Sue Hodgson As my two children are heading off to University at the end of this month, I've been thinking a lot about how I got into my career. It was all a bit of luck, or actually, as I like to say: "things happen for a reason." I did two years at UNB …

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New & Noteworthy

by Paula Kully (Can you spot the song titles?)  DOWN ON THE FARM Heart of Glass There is some new buzz at Mattick's Farm, beginning with Fowler Glass Studio. Artist Sandra Fowler is a master in fused glass, creating amazing, colour-rich, decorative pieces and beautiful jewelry. Check out her work at www.fowlerglassstudio.com.   Amazing Collections …

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Living Off the Land – Flora & Fauna Farm: Health and Harvest on the Homestead

by Jo Barnes | photo by Nunn Other Photography When you think of caring for the land, encouraging growth and well-being of plants and animals and an abiding love for the overall environment, the term Mother Nature often springs to mind. At one Saanich farm, the "mother," in this case, has a daughter named Olive. …

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Seaside Book Club – July Meeting

by Deborah Rogers Say Nothing, by Patrick Radden Keefe, was a chilling read, depicting the mystery surrounding a murder in Northern Ireland, whilst also illuminating the time period of The Troubles. A journalist and writer for The New Yorker, Radden Keefe dug deep in his mission to uncover secrets and truth. The title is well …

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