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Posted On November 2, 2018By seasideIn Regulars, Top Stories

Can We Talk

Owner / Publisher Sue Hodgson Chats with Stephanie Rundle and Ashley Whitlock, Co-Founders of Crafted Farmhouse Market What is it? When is it? How did the idea come about? Crafted Farmhouse Market is a semi-annual unique shopping experience for local vintage and hand made goods.  We have collaborated with Uptown Victoria, to host the Uptown Winter Market on November 24, and the next Crafted Farmhouse Market will be March 15 and 16, 2019 at The Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney. We are childhood friends with a shared interest in DIY and supportingRead 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’ll be asking people to answer a question. We’re looking for responses from all ages and across the diverse neighbourhoods that form our community. “If there’s an easier, more efficient way to do something, trust a lazy person to find it” (Marty Rubin). In this vein, to tie into our How To issue this month, I asked people in Saanichton: “Do you have any life hacks toRead More
by Nicole Wilford, Merit Travel –  I recently went on a solo trip to Thailand and Vietnam. Thailand had been calling out to me for more than 25 years; however, as time went on and it become a more popular place, I felt that I wanted to experience it on a different level than the average traveller does. However, as I was travelling alone, I was a little hesitant to just be on my own. I decided to do a small group adventure tour of Thailand and then go soloRead More
by Dan Adair, Island Savings Brentwood Bay –  It’s hard to turn on the TV nowadays without getting roped into the latest and greatest renovation show. These shows usually leave us with grandiose ideas on how to make our homes look incredible while adding to the value of the home. Although the shows make it look very easy, profitable and quick, they can be anything but. Before you pick up a hammer and a bucket of paint, you should do some research to ensure that the repairs you are undertakingRead More
What makes art “fine?” Simply put, it is art deemed to be of high quality. And because there is so much excellent art created by many talented, creative artists in our part of the world, the Sidney Fine Art Show has always received a wealth of entries. Well over 1,000 in fact, which is just too many to include in the final display at the Mary Winspear Centre. There’s room in Bodine Hall for only about 400 pieces. It’s a tough job to choose what will be in the Show,Read More