Author Archives: Linda Vernon

Berryfest at Oldfield Orchard

New this year is the Berryfest at Oldfield Orchard at one of the fruit stands a few minutes away. This is noteworthy to our bed and breakfast guests since Oldfield Orchard and Bakery provide many items for their breakfast delight. … Continue reading

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Should we have a QR Code on our sign?

For some time we have wondered if we should have a QR Code on our B&B roadside sign linking to our Victoria B&B website. Being in a nice quiet spot we do not have much passing tourist traffic so we … Continue reading

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Victoria will have a sesquicentennial!

You may wish to plan to be in Victoria for its sesquicentennial. Its what?, you may ask. I enjoy discovering new words and endured seven years of Latin at school (yes, seven) but this eluded me. It is Victoria’s 150th … Continue reading

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Spring in Victoria – lots to do

It’s a lovely sunny Spring morning. Flowers and shrubs are coming to life but there’s much, much more springing to life in Victoria. Researching this article has produced a remarkable diverse range of things to see and do in the … Continue reading

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What do you really want for breakfast?

Let’s suppose that the average person, whoever he or she may be, has breakfast on 365 days a year for 70 years. Maybe 10 days each year are special for vacations. But that still leaves 355 x 70 = 24,850 … Continue reading

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How to make an online bed and breakfast reservation

How to make an online bed and breakfast reservation – this step by step guide may help you. It is simpler than the explanation may appear, starting on our website and then moving to Webervations, a separate encrypted secure site. … Continue reading

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Victoria Attractions 2012

The greeting “Happy New Year” is still being uttered and our Christmas tree still stands, though for only another 24 hours, but we really must look ahead at what 2012 has to offer to our visitors this year. There is … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas from Victoria BC

It may not be politically correct but we want to wish all our past (and future) guests a very Happy Christmas. December is a month when we rest each year, taking a deep breath after the busyness of the past … Continue reading

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Take a hike at Sooke

The west coast of Vancouver Island has many places to hike, seriously or casually, including parks and beaches in the Sooke area.  A couple of quiet days at the bed and breakfast gave us the opportunities to re-visit some of … Continue reading

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