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Our Newfie Heritage – Visiting Elliston and St. John’s

Our Newfie Heritage – Visiting Elliston and St. John’s

People often seem incredulous when they discover how much I’ve travelled. Would you like to know my secret? Well, first of all, I’ve been fortunate enough to create some opportunities through travel writing. But the second (and more sustainable) reason is that I’m hyper-aware that procrastination […]

My Buddy: A 1950s-Inspired Music Video for Kids!

My Buddy: A 1950s-Inspired Music Video for Kids!

I am always a proud peacock when we release a new video at Pancake Manor. Each song is generally the culmination of several weeks of work, so it’s both a joy and a massive relief to finally upload it. Our latest video, however, is extra-special for […]

Fifties Dance in Qualicum Beach – A Photo Diary

Fifties Dance in Qualicum Beach – A Photo Diary

The town of Qualicum Beach – one of my favourite spots on Vancouver Island – tends to make me think of the ’80s. I spent the entire decade there, fawning over Madonna and She-Ra. But on the weekend, I got to experience a bit of […]