Friday, July 31, 2009


We can always tell when tourist season is in full swing because suddenly there is an influx of what we refer to as "scooterpeople." Traveling in packs like a strange version of motorcycle gangs, these are folks who rent a scooter from one of the many rental companies to simply go sightseeing at maximum 40 kmph throttle.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Annual Victoria MG Club car show

The event was held this past Sunday at Gyro Park in Cadboro Bay with some 40 beautiful examples of British automotive engineering.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

First Annual Oak Bay Night Market

More like a sidewalk sale, the First Annual Oak Bay Night Market attracted merchants and artists alike. Of course, given the average age of Oak Bay residents, it's not surprising that it started at 4 pm and ended at 8 pm.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Moss Street Art Walk

The incredibly popular annual Moss St. Art Walk was held this past Saturday, July 18th on the eight or so blocks from Dallas Road to Rockland Ave.
This year many of the artists demonstrated their painting techniques to the appreciative crowds:
Not only were the visual arts on show but also the talents of local musicians:
And at the end of the day, art that had not sold was spirited away in the artist's trunk:

Thursday, July 16, 2009


Midway along Clare St. in Oak Bay, a bibliophile has created self serve library box where books and CDs can be freely exchanged:

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Young talent

Some great sidewalk chalk work - sadly washed away in the rain.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Dog of the Day

It's a hot Canada Day holiday, and this fellow is enjoying cooling his paws which allows him to remain frozen in absolute concentration on a tennis ball that someone, hopefully, will toss into the waters of Gonzales Bay.