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Month: August 2017

Cougar Annie

Cougar Annie

British Columbia’s west coast offers endless places to explore by boat. From the Gulf Islands, Desolation Sound, and the Broughton’s, to Nootka Sound and Quatsino Sound, there are endless options for your boating adventures! Amongst all these fantastic options is lesser known Hesquiat Harbour in Clayoquot Sound. Hesquiat Harbour was the home of Ada Annie Rae-Arthur, better know as Cougar Annie (June 19, 1888 to April 28, 1985). Cougar Annie was a pioneer who settled on a remote homestead in…

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A Perfect Pairing for your Morning Coffee

A Perfect Pairing for your Morning Coffee

I love morning coffee time. That quiet part of the day where you can just sit almost cuddling your coffee, pondering your thoughts for the day. The only thing that can make morning coffee time better is fresh baking! While I do love baking from scratch on the boat, there is definitely a time and place for cheater baking. The other year I discovered frozen cinnamon buns and croissants at Country Grocery. Always on the hunt for something new to try…

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One of the Best Beaches in the Gulf Islands

One of the Best Beaches in the Gulf Islands

Forget the crowds, Dionisio Point Provincial Park on the north tip of Galiano Island is one of the best sandy beaches in the Gulf Islands. This beach is absolutely gorgeous, and as it faces the Straight of Gorgia, the water is actually swimmable! This beach is passed regularly by boaters going through Porlier Pass, but as it’s marine access only and  doesn’t offer great anchorage, this beach is largely visited by powerboats and kayaks. Dionisio Point Provincial Park does offer…

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