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Aftermath

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Shared by Dave Helland

“Here are some pictures of the boat Aftermath, which was finally launched in the fall and is wintering in front of the Empress. You supplied most of the wood for her. The interior was gutted except for the bulkheads, but even they were reclad”

Dave’s dad and grandfather built boats in Powell River; including famed Atkin designs in Powell River in the 40’s.  Atkins were considered individualized designs for the unregimented yachtsmen.

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Rosewood: Part II

Rosewood: Part II

“That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet” — From Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2).

 In August 2006 – Volume 6 – I wrote about rosewood entitled “A Rose by Any Other Name”.  Check out this vintage newsletter.

Seven big decisions were recently made at the Cites Global Wildlife Summit.  This was a major meeting on the regulation of trade in endangered species in Johannesburg, South Africa.  One of these decisions related to “Rosewoods”.

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Moosemeat and Marmalade Grilling Planks

Moosemeat and Marmalade Grilling Planks

A home-grown Canadian show! Moosemeat & Marmalade dishes up Epic Food Adventures.  Moosemeat & Marmalade brings together Bush Cook, Art Napoleon, and classically trained British Chef, Dan Hayes to explore cultures and traditions through the way we access, cook and present our food. Every week one chef will choose an ingredient and lead the journey. The ingredients? Everything from moose, porcupine and beaver to lamb, sausages and caviar!  They travel the globe exploring new realms of adventure – both in the kitchen and in the wild.  Season 2 takes us from BC to Ontario and over to England and Scotland.

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BC Home & Design Show 2016

Event Details

OCTOBER 27 – 30, 2016
VANCOUVER CONVENTION CENTRE – WEST
VANCOUVER, BC

For more information visit there website.

Contest

Enter to win one of 5 pairs of tickets to the show! We are holding these contests on two of our social media platforms Twitter and Instagram.

  • For those who complete ALL  the following rules we will put into a draw that will be made on Thursday, Oct.20th at noon.
  • ONE entry per username/handle, which means you can enter twice if you have both twitter and instagram! Please do not create multiple accounts to enter, you will be disqualified.
  • Winners will be announced on this post as well as through the platform they entered with.

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