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Posted On May 31, 2019By seasideIn Regulars

First Word with Sue Hodgson

I recently spoke at a Sidney-by-the-Sea Rotary Club meeting. A considerable sized group of about 60 plus members were in attendance and I was extremely humbled by all the lovely accolades that Seaside Magazine received. On numerous accounts, in some form or fashion, I was asked the question: “How do you do it?” I spoke from the heart and told them: “It’s not just me, it’s all of us, it’s my team!”  We truly believe that the heart of our success is not about good content, but it’s about providingRead More

Posted On May 31, 2019By seasideIn Regulars

In Fashion – Taking Fashion Outdoors!

by Ron Balske, Style Coast by Sidney Casuals – You could say that outdoor clothing is anything that you choose to wear in the outdoors! But advances in fabrics and fabric treatment, as well as influence from the global market, have produced an area of fashion that’s constantly innovating. Dressing for the conditions should be priority when heading outdoors. The traditional advice of layering still holds: start with a base layer with moisture wicking properties. Build your outfit to ensure you are comfortable, that your clothing won’t inhibit the activityRead More
by Lara Gladych – Seaside Magazine wants to live up to our slogan of being “the voice of the Saanich Peninsula,” so, in every issue, we ask people to answer a question. We’re looking for responses from all ages and across the diverse neighbourhoods that form our community. As vacation season nears, Island-based holidays are what’s in store for many locals. Whether you’re an avid camper, a “glamper” or one who prefers something less rustic and more luxurious, there’s likely a spot on Vancouver Island that speaks to you when summerRead More
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Posted On May 31, 2019By seasideIn Regulars

What’s the Word? Notes on Nature

by Jo Barnes – Come join me for another trek down the word trail. Last time we sailed the sea of nautical phrases, but today we venture into the great outdoors where interesting idioms sprout up all over. So off we go; there’s nothing like the great outdoors. Being in it can make you feel “as fresh as a daisy.” The little flower is attractive enough, but why do we think of it as being fresh? The flower’s name is based on the old English dæges ēage or “day’s eye”Read More
by Dr. Kristen Bovee, Peninsula Naturopathic Clinic & Hydrate IV Wellness Centre – The prostate is an important gland prone to certain conditions because of its location (wrapped around the urethra and near the base of the bladder). When it does become diseased, it can impact a man’s health by way of urination, sexual activity and, with cancer, can spread to other organs. The following are ways to help keep the prostate healthy and can support a man if there are any chronic issues such as prostatitis, hyperplasia (enlargement, orRead More