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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Georgia Straight

Georgia Straight travel editor Carolyn Ali featured Emily Carr’s BC in a July 29 article on solo women travellers.

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CBC On the Island

I was delighted to share some of my Emily Carr experiences with the listeners of CBC Radio On the Island. I taped the interview from the Kelowna studio yesterday and it aired this morning.

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Emily Carr House Curator’s Pick: Emily Carr’s BC Honoured

2B9A3838Jan Ross, curator of Emily Carr House in Victoria (and all-around Emily guru) has informed me that Emily Carr’s BC: Vancouver Island is not only being carried in the historic site’s gift shop, but is also being honoured as a “curator’s pick.”

In her message, Ms. Ross said, “The book is wonderful… Not only is it a great read but it surpasses being a helpful and well illustrated travel guide into a sojurn of research and insight into Carr herself. I love your use of her own words as a way to engage your reader and illuminate the journey.”

In a later Facebook post she added, “Laurie’s new book Emily Carr’s BC is my Curator’s Choice for our visitors. It is a wonderful read and so insightful and well researched.”

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