Hola – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances  - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola, It is been an interesting two days. I have passed through endless vineyards, avoided heavy rain showers the last two … [Read more...]

Hola from Viana – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances  - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola from Viana! I am sitting on a roof top patio in Viana looking out at apartments where many people have laundry hanging on … [Read more...]

Hola from Cirauqui Spain – Donna

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock - Donna is walking the Camino Frances  - a 5 weeks and 800 km journey that attracts over 250,000 participants.   Hola, I am now in a beautiful hilltop village called Cirauqui and I am approximately 45k further down the road since my last … [Read more...]

Hola from Larassoana on the Camino Frances!

Published on Behalf of Donna Blackstock   I arrived in St Jean Pied de Port which is the starting point at about noon on Monday. I spent the previous night in Biarritz (France) and when I went out to see the sights it was slashing rain. I am sure I have the only photo of the famous Biarritz … [Read more...]

Tuesday Scrabble and Social Bridge

Two new activities have been added to Tuesday afternoons starting at 1:00 pm for scrabble and 1:30 pm for Social Bridge.   If you are interested in scrabble, contact Susan DeGryp at  sdegryp@shaw.ca. Donation of unused scrabble boards would be very much appreciated. If you … [Read more...]

Peter visits Invergordon Scotland LBC

Oak Bay Club member Peter Insley dropped in on a 2 century old lawn bowling club in Scotland. Invergordon Bowling Club was formed in 1899 as part of the town's celebrations for Queen Victoria's Jubilee and is the oldest bowling club in Ross-shire. The original clubhouse, costing £48-10s., was in … [Read more...]

Lawn Bowling makes ParticipACTION 150 List

The sport of lawn bowling has made the 150 Play List activities that define our land and encourage Canadians to get moving and physically active. Events from coast-to-coast-to-coast Running from January to December 2017, the 150 Play List is a nationwide challenge with events taking … [Read more...]