Summer on Hornby is too busy for reading or blogging. Since the rare rainy day has occurred, it is time to refresh my blog. My reading of the past year has been trapped in the world of grade 7 fantasy books for on online book club for 9 students in Ontario. This was a spin… Read More Summer Reading on Hornby Island
Many people on Hornby have summer visitors and it’s complicated getting here. This might help a few people to navigate the transportation system to get here. My recommendation is the float plane from Vancouver float plane terminal at Coal Harbour to Hornby for about $200 one way. See details below. Public transit. Getting to and… Read More Transportation to Hornby
This time of year Hornby Island is abundant with wildflowers. Some useful identification guides: fieldguidecolor2012 http://www.nwplants.com/ Wildflowers etc. of British Columbia Photo Gallery by Terry Thormin at pbase.com
My thoughts about Facebook communication on Hornby Island Current Situation There are some novel communication methods on Hornby Island. One of the traditional methods is a weekly printed newsletter called the First Edition sold at one the two stores. Quaint is the adjective that comes to mind. It is printed in a style and font… Read More Facebook as City Hall
When I decided to stay on Hornby for the winter I had no idea what challenges were ahead of me. I was having lunch with another blogger a few weeks ago telling her my Hornby story. She said “ you should write a book, you have such an interesting story and you tell it so… Read More Pioneer Annie
After 2 months here I have taken so many pictures it has been a big job to edit and curate but here are the best. Almost all taken with my iPhone.
One of the biggest challenges to living on the island is that most things are only open a couple of days a week and/or part of the day and there is no universal closing days or times. This can result in wasted trips. What I have done to get around this is until to take… Read More Services around Hornby Island 2018
VaMoving out of Vancouver had never crossed my mind when I came to Hornby Island for a few days to attend the BluesFest in May 2018. In fact it was the farthest thing from my mind. But I caught the magic of Hornby Island. Last night at a movie at the community center, a gentleman… Read More Vancouver to Hornby -The Kindness of Friends