Tag Archives: Bowen Island

2017 – a year that was

Here I am on a snowy, icy Bowen Island, taking stock of the last 12 months and fully appreciating how charmed my life has been in 2017. Besides calling Canada home for 20 years now, I spent much of the … Continue reading

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SIRC is 15 years old

It all started in April 2002, when Kanak Mani Dixit with his wife Shanta, gathered a group of forward-thinking friends to create a fledging SIRC – a centre that would provide holistic rehabilitation to those affected by spinal cord in … Continue reading

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On the flight back earlier

I just got back to Colombo from Jaffna on the 3.30pm Friday flight.  Two strange things happened. At the military airport in Jaffna, we had to walk from the waiting room (I can’t really call it a terminal) along the … Continue reading

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Bowen Island’s generosity put to work

Although it’s been a few months since I handed over the proceeds from January 2016’s fundraiser at the Gallery on Bowen Island, SIRC has now identified two patients who will benefit from the monies raised. This will give you an idea of … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s fundraiser a hit!

I always worry whenever I do a fundraiser, that no one will turn up and I’ll be like Billy No Mates at the Gallery …. but I should not have worried so much. Bowen Island’s finest came out showing their … Continue reading

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Tennessee William’s The Glass Menagerie

A wonderful evening last night with friends at Jlonka and Marcel’s – small plates & wine – followed by Tennessee William’s The Glass Menagerie produced by Bowen’s own Kingbaby Productions. Check out the write up in the Undercurrent. What made this … Continue reading

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How I got here

Well.  You all know I live on Bowen Island, a small island community of 3,500 population in the Howe Sound about 45 mins by boat from downtown Vancouver.  I’ve been here 16 years and have become to know a fair … Continue reading

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