I am very happy to share my story of how I came to be a bicycle-riding enthusiast. It all happened in bits and pieces: serendipity, if you will.
A friend’s daughter’s husband had...
August 20, 2012 by Gord Buyers Under bicycle, cycling, Gord Buyers, oceanside, parksville, riding Posted in FEATURE, HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Hooked on Cycling
It is only fairly recently that the idea of transgenerational recovery has made its way into therapeutic fields. The critical need to look back, in order to move forward intelligently,...
March 9, 2012 by Ruby Gibson Under PTSD, transgenerational recovery, trauma Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Trauma Out Of Time
Inside of you is a happy person just itching to come out. Much like the form in the marble that Leonardo Da Vinci was able to masterfully liberate, so too the awakened, healthy personality...
February 8, 2012 by Helena Green Under abstract, flower child, helena green, hemisphere, left and right brain, linear, mind, process, ramblings Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Ramblings: Of Two Minds
Many people have asked where our 16 month legal battle with the District of Lantzville is at. For those who are new to the issue here is a bit of background:
A year ago September —...
January 4, 2012 by Dirk Becker Under Compassion Farm, council, dirk becker, Lantzville Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Message From Compassion Farm
Find your place on the planet, dig in, and take responsibility from there. ~Gary Snyder
Municipal governments take care of the details. They build skate parks, protect or develop...
November 24, 2011 by Mary Joan McGeragle Under government, Jespersen, Lantzville, local, Mostad, municipal, Nanaimo, politics, public servant, Robertson, serve, Strudwick, Tofino, urban agriculture, Vancouver Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Changing the World, One Town at a Time
It all started with an email.
On July 13, 2011 Adbusters magazine sent out a call to its 90,000-strong list proclaiming a Twitter hashtag, #OccupyWallStreet, and a date, September...
November 2, 2011 by Dirk Becker Under change, economy, local, movement, occupy, relocalize, solution, sustainable Posted in FEATURE | 2 Comments »
MEDIA RELEASE: Sept. 28, 2011, Lantzville, BC
The situation in Lantzville that has polarized four council members and one neighbour against a local small-plot vegetable farm run by...
October 1, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under becker, Haime, Lantzville, Mayor, shaw, water, zoning Posted in FEATURE | 2 Comments »
We are heading into harvest time. Here a few things from the Farmers’ Market my family stores for winter and how we use them.
Potatoes – Last winter, I buried russet potatoes...
September 25, 2011 by Chris Semrick Under chris, food, instruction, preserving, pressure canning, semrick, vegetables, water bath Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Storing Food For Winter
Writing and journals are windows into my life, helping me stay sane and clear during chaos and fear, time and time again.
It’s strange that I’m here on the Gorge waterway in Victoria—where...
September 21, 2011 by Christine Goyer-Swift Under christine, emotion, fear, goyer, head injury, influence, journal, process, swift, trauma Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Journal From a Mom
As a brief background, Dirk and I received our first letter from the RDN/District of Lantzville in September of 2010 telling us to “remove all piles of soil from our property”....
September 16, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under becker, committee, Lantzville, legal action, shaw, urban agriculture Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Lantzville’s Council… Biased?
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