Vancouver Island

2015 TMAC Photo Award for Emily Carr’s BC

2015 TMAC Awards - Best People Photo - Nuu-chah-nulth Dancer 1Super happy that this photo of Nuu-chah-nulth dancer, Timmy Masso, from the Pacific Rim chapter of Emily Carr’s BC (Book One): Vancouver Island, was awarded Gold for Best People Photo of 2015 by TMAC, the Travel Media Association of Canada. Timmy, who is wearing a kingfisher mask carved by his brother (artist-to-watch Hjalmer Westob), performed a segment of a dance that tells the background story of his family. Thanks to Emily Carr leading me on the most fascinating journey’s around British Columbia, I met the brothers at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre at Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. It is a tremendous honour to be recognized with my ninth TMAC award.

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Robert Amos Review: Victoria Times Colonist

Robert Amos  A trip in Emily Carr’s footstepsWonderful review of Emily Carr’s BC: Vancouver Island in the March 13 issue of the Victoria Times Colonist by noted artist and columnist Robert Amos.

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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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