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Meteor Over Rifflandia in Victoria


Sunday, September 14th, 2014 — 10:27pm PDT
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Seattle-based Death Cab for Cutie had an out-of-this-world set at the Rifflandia festival in Victoria this past Saturday night when a meteor streaked through the sky during their performance of Long Division. John and I had just left the photo pit and camped out in the back of the enthralled audience when the shooting star […]

Rifflandia Festival in Victoria


Thursday, August 28th, 2014 — 10:37am PDT
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The Rifflandia Festival will take over Victoria clubs, bars, public spaces and parks from September 11th to September 14th as this mega music event welcomes acts like Girl Talk, Serena Ryder, Dragonette, The Skatalites, Dear Rouge, Head of the Herd, Jon and Roy, Rich Aucoin, We Hunt Buffalo, and dozens more. Rifflandia Festival Artists Death […]

Homegrown e-Cookbook: Late Summer Nights


Monday, August 18th, 2014 — 12:14pm PDT
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There are certainties in life such as death, taxes, and that you’ll find photos of other people’s food on Instagram. Based in Victoria, Steffani Cameron is one of said sharers of food photos; however her descriptions, sharp photography, and lessons about shopping local added so much substance to her online postings that she was compelled […]

Top 5 Reasons to Love Victoria


Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 — 11:44am PDT
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The Most Romantic City in Canada just happens to be our Province’s capital, with harbour views, history, and classic British charm mixed with the latest art and culinary trends. John and I visit Victoria at least once a year and our most recent trip across the Salish Sea on the ferry was in honour of […]

The Magnolia Hotel: Spring Break for Grownups Package


Monday, March 3rd, 2014 — 9:14am PDT
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Our wedding anniversary is fairly close to Valentine’s Day but John and I have decided that each year we’ll celebrate our holiday instead of the other. With the date drawing near we wanted to find a special getaway destination and it wasn’t long before we decided on Victoria, recently named “Most Romantic City in Canada“. […]

Jon and Roy Holiday Special


Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 — 2:59pm PDT
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The holidays are upon us and that means it’s time for the 5th annual Jon and Roy’s Holiday Special! This year’s lineup features CBC Radio 2 Drive’s Rich Terfry (aka Buck 65), Horse Feathers, Mother Mother’s Ryan Guldemond with guests, and Scott Stanson and David Lang of Current Swell. The event will be a revue, […]