Personal paradise: Mount Work

This photo of an exotic inlet escape was taken from the Mount Work area near Gowlland Tod Provincial Park, Durrance Lake, and Butchart Gardens.  To find this inlet, go to…

Personal Paradise: B.C Legislature

On one of the rare occasions in Victoria where snow actually sticks (February 2011), the conditions were just right for a shot of one of Victoria's iconic landmarks.

This bread is bananas (b-a-n-a-n-a-s)

Everyone loves banana bread. This recipe makes a fluffy and moist loaf of bread that is sweet and substantial. I’ve found this to be a great way to ease back…

Personal Paradise: Snow on the green

There’s a small golf green behind the West Shore Park and Recreation Centre, and in January 2012 I was able to see it under snow. Personally, I think it looks…

Christmas card how-to

A typical Christmas card costs between three and six dollars, while a homemade Christmas card can be priceless—literally.

The journey all future grad students need to take

I go to school thousands of kilometers away from home (in Vermont, to be precise) and I am often asked: why UVic? The truth is, it’s just too complicated for…

Catalan canelons recipe

A rich and delicious meal that is the turkey of the Catalan Christmas dinner, perfect to switch up your own traditions and take a break from turkey round two (or…

Sketchbook: Munchie Bar

Snapshots of the best coffee on campus.

Stache Dash looks to raise serious cash

Even though the weather is starting to get a little chilly, it’s still plenty warm enough to get out and support a good cause. Especially if you get to show…

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