Regulars Category

by Dr. Kristen Bovee, Peninsula Naturopathic Clinic, Hydrate IV Wellness Centre – Time seems to slip by so quickly these days and it becomes more difficult to fit in the hours it takes for self-care. For 2020, here are my top four things to “commit” to this coming year to ensure a healthier decade. Exercise. Not only is exercise the best way to keep your body in shape, it is also important for multiple systems in our body. Exercise ensures cardiovascular health by reducing blood pressure and sending oxygen andRead More

Posted On December 28, 2019By seasideIn Regulars, Uncategorized

Globehopping – Madagascar

by Bob Orchard – Madagascar! What comes to your mind? Many of us we think of Disney’s Madagascar films; I just rewatched the first one and it was hilarious and yes there’s lots of lemurs in the movie. My main reason for going to Madagascar was to see the lemurs and chameleons before all the forest cover is gone – 90% of it has already disappeared. Madagascar is located about 400 kilometres off the southeast coast of Africa. It is the fourth largest island in the world, measuring approximately 1,114Read More
by Lara Gladych – Who do you turn to when you have a question? Is it Google or Siri, maybe Alexa? At Seaside Magazine we are fortunate to know local experts in all the fields (or we’ll know someone who knows someone), so next time you have a question, Ask Seaside! Each month I’ll take your quandaries and queries and do the research for you. Send your questions to Q: My mother-in-law bought me (yet another) ugly sweater for Christmas. Help! I don’t want to hurt her feelings, butRead More

Posted On December 28, 2019By seasideIn Regulars

On Design – The Art of Cozy This Winter

by Tracey Jones – Remarkable Interiors – “co·zy:” “giving a feeling of comfort, warmth, and relaxation.” It’s a New Year. New goals and fresh starts. But it’s still winter. Despite any intentions to leave the house, many of our days will inevitably be spent indoors. With that in mind, it’s imperative to have plenty of spots to curl up with a cup of tea or hot chocolate and a good book (or let’s face it, some good Netflix) With all of this inside time, it’s more important than ever toRead More
by Janice Henshaw – No one can have missed the multi-family housing developments under construction in Sidney and the Peninsula; it seems that the pop of air guns, the ring of hammers and movement of heavy equipment can be heard from almost everywhere. And as with all developments, there are residents who are not happy about it; they would prefer that the lovely small-town feel of Sidney and rural lands of the Peninsula remain undiscovered. They can do just fine without the disruption of construction, view obstructions, road congestion, andRead More