Finding Your Beauty

My daughter had an interesting way with ‘beauty’ when she was younger. “What is your beauty?” she would ask. The meaning, I eventually realized, was more in line with our conventional use of the word ‘talent’. “Helping is her beauty,” she once observed. The person is good, in other words, at assisting others. Older now, […]

Community Bicycle Co-op

The United Nations has recognized 2012 as the International Year of Co-operatives, and Nanaimo is well on its way to representing itself proudly in this regard. Opening in March, a Community Bicycle Shop will join the ranks of similarly structured organizations such as the Nanaimo Pottery Co-Op, Nanaimo CarShare Coop and the Vanisle Sailing Co-op. Hub […]