Life on the Island

Exploring Victoria – Playfair Park

One of the most threatened ecosystems in Canada is the Garry Oak meadow. So it’s no small feat that a small pocket still exists in the midst of Victoria’s urban sprawl. Playfair Park is a tiny city park tucked away in Saanich. It’s about 15 minutes by car from downtown and somewhat tricky to find. Although...

Exploring Victoria – Playfair ParkMargaret

Chasing Waterfalls on Vancouver Island

I love the sounds and the power of pounding water, whether it is the waves or a waterfall. Mike May Even though TLC begged us not to do it, chasing waterfalls is one of my favourite activities. Fortunately, here on Vancouver Island, we have access to some spectacular and stunningly beautiful waterfalls. And for these ones...

Chasing Waterfalls on Vancouver IslandMargaret

5 Free Places to Photograph Flowers in Victoria

Victoria on the southern tip of Vancouver Island in Canada is known as “the garden city”. Gardening here is a serious business! So serious we even count the flowers in the annual Victoria Flower Count. For the record, a whopping 25,864,976,064 blooms were counted in 2017. Actually the flower count was started as a...

5 Free Places to Photograph Flowers in VictoriaMargaret

Hatley Castle Gardens

One of my favourite places to photograph is Hatley Castle Gardens in Victoria. It’s located on the grounds of Royal Roads University in Colwood, on the Westshore – about a 20 minute drive from downtown Victoria. Aside from the gorgeous castle, the gardens are a haven in the midst of the city. The castle was completed in...

Hatley Castle GardensMargaret

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