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The Hunt, Victoria

The Hunt, Victoria

"The Hunt" at Queen's Park, Oak Bay, Victoria A favourite place to lie in the sun. Vitamin D'ing.  Busy eye candy too, overlooking Oak Bay Marina with all te comings and goings of the fair weather sea farers.

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Spring Has Sprung, Victoria

Spring Has Sprung, Victoria

We are so happy to have the beautiful Beacon Hill Park just steps from our front door. The squirrels are scrounging, the ducks are amorous, the herons are swooping and the peacocks are screaming. What a great place to chill in the sun.

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A Swarm of Peacocks

A Swarm of Peacocks

35 peacocks today, that's a new record. Along with the rest that are off camera, they are just trying to stay warm; out of the rain and wind. All are Beacon Hill Park residents that continue to increase in numbers as the years go on. The first peacock in Beacon Hill...

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Armistice Day, Victoria

Armistice Day, Victoria

Lest we forget. Joe had another great day at the Victoria Cenotaph. The weather held to a cold but fairly clear day. As in previous years, Joe was held in high esteem by Carol James MLA, Rob Fleming MLA, Laurel Collins MP and other dignitaries. They always treat him...

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Deuce Days in Victoria 2019

Deuce Days in Victoria 2019

Deuces, deuces and more deuces — as far as the eye can see! Victoria’s Northwest Deuce Days is the world’s largest gathering of iconic 1932 Fords — called Deuces. Started in 1998, the ever popular Northwest Deuce Days takes place every three years in Victoria’s Iconic...

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A Pedder Bay kinda’ day…

A Pedder Bay kinda’ day…

It was a perfect day to take drive to Pedder Bay. There is a great marina out there to grab a coffee & muffin or even a cold beer if it suits you. It's a very pleasant 34km amble west and south from Victoria though the patchwork of hobby farms throughout...

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Beacon Hill Park

Beacon Hill Park

Beacon Hill Park on a clear and cold morning. The Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) located on Circle Drive across from the Children’s Farm is looking particularly golden this morning. It is the most photographed, admired and climbed tree in the park and was...

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Goldstream Chum Run

Goldstream Chum Run

The Goldstream Chum run was quite small this year. By the last week in November the salmon corpses are everywhere and the seagulls scavenging as many eggs as they could... all the while screeching "mine, mine"

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At The Cenotaph

At The Cenotaph

Murray Rankin & Linda Hannah made Joe's day again. A chair with his name in the front row was provided. Lot's of "thank you for your service" comments and hand shakes from complete strangers. Warm emotions. Then a 500 m hike to the Legion for more back patting and...

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The OZ Crew

The OZ Crew

Seann, Amanda, Isla & Silas were visiting The True North Strong & Free again this year. Here we are at the old standby, Don Mee's for yet another sumptuois meal.

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