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25Jan/120

Fish in a barrel

Posted by Britt

Honestly! I live in Sooke BC, a town filled with beautiful and kind people. It has a surrounding world-class landscape that is second-to-none.

"Where the rainforest meets the sea."
(see here for the heraldry)

But when my cousin from Europe came to visit, I got to see the town through her eyes. It's an incredibly squalid, ugly, grey little town, where the first building with any visual impact is a grey sheet metal building. Lovely owner. Horrible eyesore. This introduction is then followed by the equally dismal. Intermittent sidewalks. A leveling of trees. A quarter of a traffic circle. Concrete traffic islands that direct left-hand turning vehicles into oncoming traffice. Gas stations that kiss the non-existent sidewalks. A few years back they tore up the sides of the road to put in sewer pipes, and then returned the roads to their prior condition -- no sidewalks, no beauty, just slabs of tarmac.

Google it. You'll find beautiful pictures of nature. And only this pic (on the right) showing the "downtown." Why? Because there's very little to look at.

Nice people, shame about the place!

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18Jan/120

Whiffen Spit

Posted by Britt

Not too sure if this one needs elaboration. Except to say that I am extremely disappointed in the low caliber of some dog owners. And that I can't believe the amount of smooshed up doggie pucks in my neighbourhood (yep, Sunriver in Sooke).

Whiffen Spit Typo

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11Jan/120

Gifts in bad taste

Posted by Britt

Olga's wearing the gift she got (yes, smartass, she did get one for Christmas; Santa still likes her you know!). Well, she got it, but she didn't. Oh well. (And, yes, that's a book on Familial Circle that she's reading. That Billy....)

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4Jan/121

Olga VanTandenburg makes her new years resolution. No, wait. She goes home.

Posted by Britt

Go big or go home? She goes home.

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