This migratory flyway we live beneath, as captured by John Tschopp the day before the snow came

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The snowbirds have gone south. But interestingly, they went the day before the snow. On Friday, November 26, the day before the big snow, John was outside walking the dog. He shares: “A… Continue reading

Show local artists some love

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Help to decide which local artists deserve the People’s Choice Award! From now until December 16 artwork by professional and emerging artists will be on display at the Pemberton and District Public Library… Continue reading

Georgina Dan’s photo speaks to tree-huggers, snow-lovers and anyone else who needs a reminder that it all belongs

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On this day that many people I know went hunting for their Christmas tree, Georgina Dan (who did a beautiful takeover for us back in September), joins the blog as a regular photo contributor… Continue reading

The complete Christmas calendar – or at least, an attempt at wrangling all the community festive events into one list

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UPDATED on Sunday December 4, 9pm. If I’ve missed any, comment below or email thewellnessalmanac@gmail.com and I’ll update this page! Saturday, December 3: the St David’s Uniting Church Annual Christmas Bazaar, at the Pemberton… Continue reading

Grey Days

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I’m on a quest for colour lately. The nightly news tallies up the days of rain we’ve had and people post shots of the sun in the rare moments it pokes through the… Continue reading

Vicki Powell’s first ever instagram takeover (with her first ever phone)

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I just found out that Pemberton physiotherapist (formerly of Local Motion, and now of her home-based Tall Poppy Therapy), Vicki Powell, went to the rival high school to mine. This might not seem strange to… Continue reading

In its earliest name, Mt Currie means “slides on the mountain”

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I recently revisited this photo, taken by Johnny Jones. I’d spent two days reading the Information note from the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, about the updated potential for a… Continue reading

Birdwatch with John Tschopp – the Northern Saw-whet Owl who’s bunking in with the hens

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Meet the Northern Saw-whet Owl who has recently taken up residence in a chicken coop at mid valley. John Tschopp reports that “The hens don’t seem to mind its presence.” And none seem too… Continue reading

Grow a seed of an idea into something bigger… Root Ventures info night for local food and art entrepreneurs is Nov 29

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The Whistler Centre for Sustainability is bringing it’s social venture program to the Pemberton Valley. The Root Ventures program seeks to support burgeoning food and art-based ventures (non-profit organizations, businesses, solo entrepreneurs) in the Pemberton… Continue reading

Gary Martin captures the perfect winter walk. Just add snow, and husky.

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  Gary and I worked together for 4 years at Origin Design – I did words, he did design. We had a running banter about what was most important. Today, he wins. No… Continue reading

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