June is the month for roses!
Butchart Gardens has a wonderful rose garden to visit. There are garden tours in all the communities.
Living on the Island in June
Around Nanaimo - Critters from my window
Twins! There are many deer in Nanaimo - especially in North Nanaimo neighbourhoods.
A sparrow with a bad hair day
A visitor on my deck
A calm summer evening
Near the summer solstice the sun appears to set into the sea.
Around Nanaimo - take the ferry to Gabriola Island
The ferry to Gabriola Island leaves from downtown Nanaimo.
A garden overlooking the sea
Departure Bay from the north end of Gabriola
Entrance Island from north Gabriola Island
Many of the islands off the east coast of Vancouver Island have the sandstone rocks sculptured by the sea.
North of Nanaimo - "Hornby Island"
This is Whaling Station Bay on Hornby. It's not a grand picture as the tide is out. Yes, there once was a whaling station here.
A forest walk
This is a cool day at Tribune Bay. Look at the August pictures for what this bay looks like when it is warm!
The right hand end of Tribune Bay...
Ford Cove, and the interesting sea-sculptured sandstone rocks.