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2013 National Geographic Contest Winners… Stunning photography from around the world

I’m an avid reader and follower of the National Geographic magazine. This morning I got the email about the winners of the 2013 photography contest, and the photos are so stunning, that I wanted to share them! This photo of … Continue reading

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Nitinat Lake; a great Autumn camping destination

A few months ago, my husband and I (plus a few friends and dogs!) took advantage of a warm weekend in October to go on our last camping trip of the year. We decided on Nitinat Lake, which is close … Continue reading

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Favourite dog beaches in Victoria, Vancouver Island

Following up from my post “favourite dog walks around Victoria” here’s another about my favourite local beaches to take the dogs. These are all close to Victoria. I will be writing more about places further up-island after the new year … Continue reading

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A few favourite dog hikes around Victoria, BC

My husband and I like to spend our weekends exploring the beautiful island with our two dogs, Rex and Tilly. During the week they don’t get so much off-leash time, so it’s always fun to see them roaming free on … Continue reading

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Zest

Zest: Dictionary definition: Small pieces of the skin of a lemon, orange, or lime that are used to flavour food. Or: Lively excitement; A feeling of enjoyment and enthusiasm. This year has been full of zest. In August, I finished … Continue reading

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