On our whirlwind Okanagan trip we prioritized our wine tasting experiences. You know it’s amazing what you can pack into two days if you have the right incentive. The right incentive for me is always the opportunity to taste the yummy wines of British Columbia and this recent trip was no exception. I am a huge … Read moreWhirlwind Okanagan Trip Wine Tasting Experiences – Tinhorn Creek
Last week Provence Marinaside TWB unveiled their new Rosé Collection. Featuring 46 different Rosé wines both old world and new world, including 41 available by the glass. No surprise I didn’t manage to taste all 41 which means I’ll just have to go back to TWB again and again this summer and why not TWB … Read moreProvence Marinaside TWB The Wine Bar launches new Rosé Collection
Award-winning local playwright Meghan Gardiner has crafted a heartfelt show perfect for first time young playgoers at Carousel Theatre’s wee Bee Stage. We Three features colourful, gentle and expressive characters named M, E and 3 who explore themes of belonging and understanding through songs and interactive tactile experiences. Actors CJ McGillivray, Melissa Oei and Allan … Read moreWe Three: a Show for Young Supporters of the Arts
On a sunny weekend in May we escaped the city to spend a fabulous weekend away in Parksville on Vancouver Island. Staying at the gorgeous Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort property. Easy to find on the “resort” strip in the seaside community of Parksville, BC. The Sunrise Ridge Resort is a 30 minute drive from Departure … Read moreWeekend getaway to Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort – Parksville
I began this event with an informal session on terroir. We were presented with four wines made from four Naramata Bench winemakers – Val Tait from Bench 1775, Gavin Miller from Upper Bench, Stefan Arnason from Poplar Grove and Elephant Island’s Del Halladay. The task was to match each wine to the description given by … Read moreNaramata Bench Spring Wine Release
The Okanagan is one of my favourite places to visit and no wonder, it’s #BCWine Country. I was lucky enough to fit in two days for visiting, tasting, dining and exploring on my way to Calgary. Taking the lower route (Hope-Princeton) on a magnificently sunny day with an early start. Turned out not to be … Read moreMy whirlwind trip to the Okanagan – a gal has to eat…
I just enjoyed the most unique, entertaining theatre! Murder on the Improv Express – A Killer Comedy! Since 1980, Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) has entertained an average of 60,000 people a year, 11 performances a week, 52 weeks a year. I was not one of those who had attended. Fear of the unknown, of possible embarrassment, and … Read moreMurder on the Improv Express – A Killer Comedy!