This summer sees the launch of the North Coast 500, (northcoast500.com) a campaign to bring visitors to one of the most spectacular and unspoiled corners of the British Isles – the Highlands of Scotland.
If you pick up one of the large tourist maps found in most Fernie businesses, you will see that there are dotted lines indicating the various trails around town.
The idea of being “eco-friendly” or “going green” has been one that has gained a lot of traction in recent months and years but, like anything else, these terms may be subject to interpretation.
It is estimated that more than two million Canadians practice yoga, over 15 million Americans, and globally more than 250 million people.
Ahhhh! Spring is in the air and the colour green is starting to fill the valley. This is one of my favourite months – absolutely nothing to do with it being my birthday month (insert cheeky smile).
I don’t make a lot of lists, but I do keep a running tally of my favourite frozen places as I visit them. There are a few that have been bumped off the list and many still to discover, but here’s my top five right now:
Fernie’s Griz reminds me of a more wild, rugged version of ourselves. This month’s recipe is inspired by the Griz for its snow-like appearance and wild concept: cauliflower rice.
Stephen Mitchell’s rendition of the Bhagavad Gita contains this excerpt: “Act with no thought of results, open to success or failure. This equanimity is yoga.” Ah, if only. I have a longing for this state when I read this passage.
There are toxins all around us - in the air, in our water, in the food that we eat - and our bodies have an elaborate detoxification and elimination system that helps to neutralize these toxins, and clear them out of our bodies to preven
Fernie is a ski town and it is filled with talented skiers and snowboarders. I am neither. I can ski and I can snowboard.
Before you begin reading, you may want to download James Brown’s “Get Up Offa That Thing” and hit play because this is all about how to get up and get moving!
On a suitably damp and drizzly day last October I found myself with a few hours to re-discover the Emerald City. This jewel of the north – also known as Seattle – has many charms and secrets.
February is a month that gives us the opportunity to celebrate love and empathy with its most notable holiday, Valentine’s Day.
Often the feelings of compassion, empathy and vulnerability are labelled as soft or even meek.