by Beth Threlfall What makes a community? Not physically or philosophically, but artistically and elementally? That was the question in my head (and heart) when I was approached in spring 2020 about creating a new mural for the Oaklands neighbourhood. For me, community is built on people, art and need—all of which came together in […]
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The night before the big February snow dump, neighbours gathered around our little book box which was magically transformed into a Valentine Gift Box for the big day. People brought all kinds of gifties ; cookies, chocolates, candies, toys, valentine cards and decorations, all for give-away. We made the standard suggestion; take a gift, leave […]
In October 2020, my debut novel, Fake It So Real, was published by Gibsons-based Nightwood Editions. Not the best time to bring a book into the world, I know. My dreams of hosting a huge book launch/dance party to kick off a cross-Canada book tour were not to be. I birthed this book so that […]
Clover Point, the waterfront outlook south of Dallas Road (near its intersection with Moss St.) has been in the news recently. A City of Victoria staff report recommended some interim design changes along the existing parking loop. The post below is a letter from GVPN Chair Ray Straatsma to Victoria Mayor and Council; it was one of […]
There are now over 300 little free libraries in the CRD!
Little free library friends, We hope this finds you well and that you are keeping your spirits and health up during the COVID-19 pandemic and its “social distancing.” We have had a few people contact us about little free libraries and COVID-19. As you know, we support little free libraries by posting our map of […]