North Coast Girl

Life on the edge of a continent
Surfing and camping on Haida Gwaii

Surfing and camping on Haida Gwaii

With the dying days of summer, and the onset of the monsoon season, I took the opportunity to join a few friends for the Labour Day long weekend on Haida Gwaii — to surf and camp. I'm spoiled. I was only on Haida Gwaii in June, and some people from Prince Rupert have...

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A shot of bliss – Wanderlust in Whistler

A shot of bliss – Wanderlust in Whistler

Wanderlust — a strong desire to travel. I’ve had wanderlust most of my life. From one Canadian coast to another, across the pond to the U.K., over a bigger pond to the South Pacific and so it went for more than a decade. Going to the Wanderlust yoga festival fostered...

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Haida Gwaii – the edge of Canada

Haida Gwaii – the edge of Canada

Ever since I was a youngling I've wanted to go to Haida Gwaii  — or the Queen Charlottes as my parents called it when reflecting on their time there in the early 1980s. Before I was born, my parents lived in Tasu, a remote spot inlet on...

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Welcome to the North Coast

Welcome to the North Coast

Misty rain has turned the surrounding mountains into shades of grey moguls. It's a Saturday afternoon — in July — and I just closed the window to keep the draft out. On days like these, I feel like we are all paying our dues for living in one of the most beautiful...

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