Uncategorized Category

story by Janice Henshaw, photos by Andrew Bradley, Itty Bitty Sign Shop – What is the best thing to do when your home is looking tired and out-of-date? Put up a “For Sale” sign and move to another home? Ignore the faded colours and saggy furniture and be happy that your bank account doesn’t have to take a hefty hit? Or renovate? This can simply mean a fresh coat of paint, a new couch, fresh flowers and new pillows, or … a major makeover. Susan and Richard had lived inRead 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
Seaside’s Trendspotter Cassidy Nunn has found everything you need to make it, create it, fix it or improve it! Trojan Horse Model $24.99. Buddies Toys 250.655.7171 Cottage Paint ($18 each) and Paintbrush ($15). The Old Attic 778.426.1660 Crayola Color-In Socks $13.99. Greenhawk Equestrian Sport 250.652.1002 Bottle Lights $20. Dig This Sidney 778.426.1998 Gourmet Village Salad Dressing & Dip Mixes $7.99 to $8.99. Buckerfield’s 250.652.9188 Bin Breeze $12.99. Tonolli’s Deli 778.426.2822 Bicycle Puncture Repair Kit $27.50. Brentwood Bay Village Empourium 778.351.0178 Spiral Art Set $24.99. Island Blue Print Sidney 250.656.1233Read More
Excellent art is abundant here in our part of the world. No surprise there. Artists love to live here. Create here. Maybe it’s the air; maybe it’s the light; maybe it’s just who we are. But sometimes artists need someone else to provide a venue for their work to be seen. That’s where the Sidney Fine Art Show offers a great opportunity for artists to show their work to the public. We welcome everyone from the reticent first-timer to the established professional. It’s a big job to organize an artRead More

Posted On October 3, 2019By seasideIn Uncategorized

What’s Behind the Doors at Eaglehurst?

by Deborah Rogers – What do a hair salon, spin studio, dog groomer and Airbnb have in common? They are all businesses you’ll find behind the doors of an ordinary residential street. Except, it doesn’t seem that ordinary. Paying a visit to Robin and Liz Richardson – one of the first couples to move into the new development of Eaglehurst – was enlightening. Late afternoon and the street had kids out riding bikes, and neighbours chatting in their driveways. The development (which was controversial and a long time in theRead More