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Happy 156th, Adelaide Hoodless!

Happy 156th, Adelaide Hoodless!

104 years after her death and WI founder Adelaide Hoodless is still commanding cake and song. What a gal. If you’re a dedicated reader, you’ll know that last year’s Adelaide Hoodless luncheon on Saltspring Island was my first outing with the Royal Oak Women’s Institute. […]

The Royal Oak Women’s Institute Goes to Salt Spring Island

The Royal Oak Women’s Institute Goes to Salt Spring Island

The Royal Oak Women’s Institute has been one busy bunch of dames lately! On Monday, we were invited upon a jaunt across the briny by our comrades at the Salt Spring Island Women’s Institute. ¬†After a short ferry ride during which I fumbled with some […]

Point Ellice House

Point Ellice House

Anyone who is interested in history or antiques fantasizes about that place – that place that was locked up years ago and completely forgotten until someone (read: you) pulls back a few tangled blackberry bushes and discovers it, contents untouched with the exception of the […]