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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

Posted On August 29, 2019By seasideIn Regulars, Uncategorized

Stable & Field – Victoria Polo Club

by Cassidy Nunn – The horse trailers are lined up beside the playing field and several horses stand tied to the side of the trailers as saddles are put on and adjusted, legs carefully wrapped in brightly-coloured bandages and bridles eased over the horses’ heads as the riders prepare for their Sunday afternoon chukkers at the Victoria Polo Club (VPC). The day is slightly cloudy and cooler, perfect weather for galloping back and forth on a 300-yard field. Several riders are out on the field already, swinging mallets and trottingRead More

Posted On July 26, 2019By seasideIn Uncategorized

First Word with Sue Hodgson

I think because another birthday of mine just rolled around the corner, and seeing my children look so grown up lately, I’ve been wondering how the world will look for them in another 10 to 20 years. Then I happened to come across an article about the sixth major extinction event and it really had me thinking … OK, I’m only 53, even if it’s a bit late in the game, I’m going to give it all I have.   Think about this: we hear so much about the extinction ofRead More
by Zahida Machan, Lattitude Global Volunteering Like most of her friends, Jane Galloway heard the message loud and clear: if she didn’t go right into university after high school, she never would.  But instead of heeding that advice, she did something different – what research indicates as a key to success in both university and life, and what more and more young people in Greater Victoria are choosing to do. Jane took a Gap Year right after graduating from Stelly’s Secondary School in 2015. “My volunteer placement was in Newcastle,Read More
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Posted On September 18, 2018By seasideIn Uncategorized

Choral Groups in Greater Victoria

Following from Gillian Crowley’s article “Sing Out for Joy!” in our October issue, here is a list of choral groups in Greater Victoria. Non-auditioned: Arbutus Singers – six-part mixed choir – sings popular music, Broadway medleys, seasonal favorites Gettin’ Higher – community choir; section rehearsals in James Bay and Langford Sing Your Joy – for young adults (ages 16-29); rehearses in Oak Bay The Choir – community mixed choir sings original arrangements of pop, folk and indie music The Chorus –spin off of The Choir, similar focus. Victoria Good NewsRead More