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REMARKABLE SOFTNESS

Words by Leanne Prain
Photos by Jeff Christenson
Yarn bombing, the spontaneous act of applying textiles in public spaces, liberates both artist and observer from expectation.     What is...

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AN ISLAND OF SOUND

Words by Dierdre Atkinson
Photo by Jennifer Armstrong
Now 38 years in, the team behind the Hornby Festival continues to do world-class their own way.     Standing in the golden hayfields...

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GROWING CONSCIOUSNESS

Words by Sally Podmore
Photo by JoAnne McElroy
Whether for our health, our planet, or the simple joy of food, the benefits of plant-based eating have become impossible to...

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FORTUNE FLAVOURS THE BOLD

Words By Ashley Shelest
Photo By Yolanda Holderness
Add depth and novelty to the summer season by branching out from your standard wine selection.     Many people living in the Comox Valley...

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IN THE FIELD

Words by Jen Groundwater
Photos by Jenn Dykstra
MO MOSHIRI: EXPLORER “I’ve been a traveller since I was three,” says Comox-based MC, songwriter, and producer Mo Moshiri. He was born in Iran during...

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IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK

Words by Christa Petch
Photo by Jenn Dykstra
The economic boom of the early 20th century brought more than coal to the surface. This is the tight-lipped history of the Comox Valley sex...

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HIDDEN RICHES

Words & Painting by Nick Hutton-Jay
Long before it became a popular tourist destination, two adventurers stumbled upon the unexpected while exploring the Upana...

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ON A WING AND A PRAYER

Words by Kyle Hansen
Photos by Marc Jardine
The misunderstood sport of speed flying requires practiced skill and careful calibration. It can also take a leap of faith.     My heart...

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BREAKING THE SURFACE

Opening Introduction by Allie Jenkinson
Photo by Scott Bell
Storytelling originates underground. It’s the job of a writer to drag little known stories to the surface. Journalists bring covered up or willfully ignored...