Category Archives: Travel

Ashton-Drake Disney ‘All Packed’ Porcelain Doll

I’ve added a third member to my Ashton-Drake porcelain doll collection. They all have a Disney theme. But this little blond girl just may be the cutest of the trio! But don’t tell them I said so, you’re not supposed … Continue reading

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Places: Royal Beach Driftwood Sculptures

Royal Beach is on Vancouver Island just 20 minutes outside of Victoria., BC. It is being developed as a destination for seaside living. To entice buyers there is a very nice beach area with wonderful driftwood sculptures. We visited recently … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Guide to The Robin Hood Country

Publisher: Linneys of Mansfield Year: Unknown Pages: 40 Type: Softcover ISBN: N/A “No other archer was so good, and people called him Robin Hood.” Like an arrow in the back, this little booklet struck me out of the blue! I love the heroes of ole … Continue reading

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Things: BIG Things on Vancouver Island in BC

At the time of this post, we are wrapping up our visit to Vancouver Island. We have driven from one end of the Island to the other (sort of) and seen many wonderful things! And then there have been some … Continue reading

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Places: Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay, BC

With a former quarry as a canvas, Jennie Butchart envisioned transforming the space into a beautiful garden haven, overflowing with lush greens and colourful blooms. Sounds reasonable. The result of her vision is The Gardens, which are still family run … Continue reading

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Places: Malahat Skywalk and Spiral Tower

We continue our look at the sights and wonders of Vancouver Island with a visit to the newest attraction to be added to the many things to do and see, officially opened to the public on Thursday, July 15, 2021 … Continue reading

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Places: Historic Kinsol Trestle Over the Koksilah River

There are many out-of-the-way places on this Earth. Finding them is an adventure and experiencing them, a privilege! My wife and I just recently enjoyed a visit to a historic landmark in British Columbia, Canada. The Koksilah Bridge, or Kinsol … Continue reading

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Sierra Leone Disney-Themed ‘Space Ark Fantasy’ Stamps

Sierra Leone is a country on the southwest coast of West Africa. It has a tropical climate with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests, which means for me, it would be a better fantasy destination than Space! It’s time to revisit my Disney-themed stamp … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Resort Soap and Sundries

Sundries are defined as miscellaneous small items, usually of no large value and too numerous to mention separately, such as toiletries. Each room at a Disney Resort, or any hotel chain for that matter, will supply ‘numerous’ small items designed … Continue reading

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1984 Olympic Games Depicted by Disney on Grenada Stamps

The 1984 Summer Olympics (officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad and commonly known as Los Angeles 1984) was held from July 28 to August 12, 1984. It marked the second time that Los Angeles had hosted the Games, the first being in 1932. … Continue reading

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