Planting in October gives the clove the whole rainy season to grow a handsome set of roots, so it will be ready to leap into action in spring and be able to tolerate dry spells better – all of which makes it more likely to eventually develop a fine fat head, which, in the case of garlic – unlike humans - is a good thing.
You may have noticed a flag flying over Bastion Square and wondered about its origin. It’s actually the unofficial flag of Vancouver Island.
This morning I joined the group at the top of the ramp leading to the office at the United Church on Michigan.
Little Gem Grocer
It’s Reverend Al’s fault—he started talking about homelessness being legislated.
Among Victoria’s most iconic sights is Clover Point Park with the Olympic Mountains across the sea and kites soaring overhead. Since June, we’ve been treated to a feast: Dare-devil stunt kites, Teddy bears floating beside clown fish; Luigi and Mario, beside Pokémon Pikachu
Probably you have seen the pond on Dallas Road between Government St. and South Turner Ave. On a recent Sunday morning, a young lad was beaming as his blue model lapped the yachts, a famous battleship, and a tug on the yacht pond
When you choose a path for Canada's future in the federal election on October 21, your one vote could change the course of history. Never underestimate your power at the voting booth. It is all up to you.
Twenty years ago, James Bay acquired Irving Park Labyrinth, a treasure that is still a surprise to many.
A lively discussion regarding a development and the demolition of yet another quality home was the focus at the regular monthly meeting of the James Bay Neighbourhood Association (JBNA) on September 11, 2019.
The following is a summary of current and historical housing data from a variety of sources: Canada Mortgage and Housing, Census Profile, 2016 Census City of Victoria, City of Victoria, Victoria Real Estate Board, two online rental housing services and Census Mapper.ca
I think I have made it clear through the course of these musings about our move to Victoria that Marilyn and I are among the many who have become ensnared by the charms of this city, warts and all.
A few feet from Beacon Hill Park in Victoria BC are the boarding rooms of the ‘House of All Sorts’ that Emily Carr ran and wrote about.
After moving to James Bay from New York City in 2017, I yearned to sing with others. Until my final year at university, I’d performed in school choirs throughout my communities. Then a demanding career intervened. So, the day after my James Bay hygienist enthused over the Gettin’ Higher Choir, I became a member and haven’t stopped singing.