British Columbia

Emily Carr’s BC: Vancouver Island – NATJA Awards Finalist

2015 NATJA TransMore exciting news for Emily Carr’s BC: Vancouver Island – named a Finalist in the 2015 North American Travel Journalist (NATJA) Awards for Best Travel Book or Guide. Other finalists include Moon Guidebooks: Havana, and National Geographic Traveler: Panama. I’m thrilled to see a Canadian destination being honoured and delighted at the company Little White Publishing is keeping.

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Emily Carr Symposium: Victoria, Feb 18-21

EC Symposium VictoriaVery excited that Emily Carr’s BC: Vancouver Island is being featured at Emily Carr House after the Ross Bay neighbourhood walk and Carr House tour – all part of the Emily Carr Symposium, Feb 18-21 in Victoria. I’ll be there to sign books, answer questions and chat. Wow – a whole gaggle of Emily geeks – should be amazing!

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Dona Sturmanis Review

SturmanisGreat review of Emily Carr’s BC: Vancouver Island by well-known Okanagan writer, editor and educator, Dona Sturmanis.

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Hike Bike Travel Review

ECLeigh McAdam, travel blogger and author of Discover Canada: 100 Inspiring Outdoor Adventures, posted this review on her website Hike Bike Travel.

 

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Westworld Saskatchewan Features My BC Wine Country Update

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Emily Carr Sketched “Uncle Tom”

Scanning the internet before a trip to the BC Sunshine Coast to tidy up a few details before I get down to finishing Emily Carr’s BC: The Mainland & Haida Gwaii,  I came upon Emily’s entry and sketch in the Burnett Family Summer Home guest book (held by the VAG). I wrote to ask if they had any more information since it relates to my trying to track down her time at Sechelt and Buccaneer Bay in 1908.
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