Splashy Tuesdays….

Splashy Tuesdays….

Splashy Tuesdays….   Om Tuesdays I get to go to Bullock Lake Farm to pick up the weeks farm vegetables from our CRA  supplier ( Community Supported Agriculture)  but never mind the veggies, the best part is that I get to visit the lake for my weekly dives off the dock and general watery pleasures … In the summer the temperature of the lakes here reaches 26- 28 C so make it part of your trip to Salt Spring and swim in one of the many lakes( you will have to wait till 2018 but its something to look forward to...
October – Judy McPhee

October – Judy McPhee

Judy McPhee was born in Edmonton and grew up in British Columbia. Working with her husband Thomas, she learned the pate de verre technique of cast glass as well as stone casting and finishing. Currently she is involved in working with textiles, creating luxurious art cushions based on drawing by Thomas as well as one of a kind fabric shoulder bags.   Recently, Judy has been active in photography, as seen here in these photos. She is a member of the Salt Spring Photography Club and exhibits her photos with the Club shows and in spaces around...
October  Mid Week Special

October Mid Week Special

Come  to Salt Spring Island and enjoy the season of mellow fruitfulness here on the Gulf Islands and take in one of the many fall festivals or just relax in the warm sunshine and calm  autumn days with some great seasonal savings.   Special rates starting at $140 per night  (Sunday – Friday  October 9 – November...
Blackberry heaven

Blackberry heaven

This is so much fun and yummy too.  I come along when we pick the Blackberries for our guest breakfasts ( smoothies,granola, pancakes etc) and pick all the low hanging berries. They are sooooo sweet and yummy but I do hate all those thorns on my tongue !!...
September 2017 – Tracy Harrison

September 2017 – Tracy Harrison

Tracy is a self-taught, multimedia artist working with a variety of materials which include clay, paint, charcoal, found objects and fibre optics. Images are created from the heart and their essence is of a spiritual, emotive and organic nature. Inspired by her travels in Asia and a course on black ink brush painting in Thailand, Tracy began developing her own style of collage using black ink brush strokes with liquified acrylic orbs. She uses handmade paper from Thailand and developed both scroll like presentations and framed floating work in shadow boxed frames. Tracy also pursued a line of animal forms using a few strokes as possible to render the animal form. Check out the the two-stroke bear or the one stroke geckos. Tracy has also written poems to accompany some of the...

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