To hunt requires vision. Hunting is not necessary today. One-on-one interaction with the planet has become work. Or recreation. Canoeing on Big Bar Lake Compare that to how the government […]
Dalmation toadflax is a nasty weed (but pretty) and does nothing in the valley (except get eaten by cows who have eaten all the native plants and be a herbal cure and […]
The first wave of colonization in the Okanagan Valley saw Canadian, British and Belgian entrepreneurs parachuting into the valley to create a series of fruiting gardens and their service towns, integrating European […]
The art of flirting artfully with danger … … needs a stage that is, itself, art. In it, you can put, well, art. Some options for the Okanagan lifestyle from Hambleton Gallery […]
In order to build more houses like this, with lots of rock because Canada likes the very distant Rocky Mountains a lot … … and with a vineyard to draw people in […]
And now for the backstage view of the Okanagan, that artwork installed in the channel between the basalt seas of the Northeast Pacific Shore. Colonialism 101 The thing about an alien invasion […]
Prep work for making a house desirable to a prospective (but as-yet-unfound) new owner. Vernon Does that work for you? If so, welcome to one possible future.
For about 125 years, my valley has been the setting for the creation of a White homeland. It started in a British Empire that was largely Asian, looking for a racial state […]
Canada is a big country. Here’s a tiny piece of it in the west. What you’re looking at is a bit of a collision between a volcano and a seabed off the […]
If you’ve ever met a goose, you’ll understand. If you’ve never met a goose, welcome to the fun.