Category: Rhodes To Somewhere

A TAXING DILEMMA »

Am I against drinking and driving? Damn right I am. But how does an intoxicated person get home safely on Salt Spring after a “fun” night? Last weekend I experienced for the umpteenth time this most frustrating conundrum. We went out for a night at Mobys along with most of the island. As normal everyone [...]

A SALT SPRING CHRISTMAS STORY »

It was rainy, but no snow. I was still a freshie to Salt Spring and living in a small cabin on Byron Road, my first and hopefully last experience living with no indoor bathroom.  Oh the outhouse… I mean, if you’re male it’s so much easier.You just wake up in the night, walk outside, and [...]

SMOKER WITH PET »

This column is dedicated to all those out there renting out beautiful, luxury Salt Spring apartments. After ten years of renting on Salt Spring, this year in particular has shown some interesting shifts. Let me introduce myself to you as your worst nightmare. Yes, it is I, the smoker with pet. [...]

LOCAL HISTORY »

Moving into my tenth year on Salt Spring, i’ve not yet passed one where i haven’t been the recipient of the colloquial salty phrase “You’re not a Local until you’ve been here 10 years”. It rings in my ears like that annoying christmas music that blares out of the tower every year (p.s. with [...]

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT »

Ever since i was a small child i have been fascinated by words. I loved Boggle, Scattergories, word scrambles, Writing silly Poems and stories, and making up Songs. You’ll notice i didn’t include scrabble in this list. This is because in my opinion, although scrabble is a game involving words, it’s really [...]