Posts Tagged ‘float-home’

And so to Bacon.

February 5th, 2014 1 comment

It’s cold out. Not a cloud to be seen, the sun is shining with that miserly winter’s light and it’s cold out. Not cold by anyone’s standards but our own mind you, but it IS below zero on the Celsius scale. Water taps are freezing up all over the place on the docks. Not a […]

Cautious Optimisim Continues on Floathome Zoning Question

October 18th, 2013 1 comment

CVRD, Residents in Concert. Area Director Iannidinardo Still Sounds Sour Notes. The CVRD wants to settle issues regarding zoning, Village float home owners and marina owners want to co-operate in that process, yet area director Lori Iannidinardo is indirectly quoted in a recent Cowichan News Leader Pictorial article saying: Iannidinardo explained the sewage hook-up issue […]

Area Director Iannidinardo Continues Villification of Village Residents

September 27th, 2013 3 comments

Today’s rant in the press  a common Iannidinardo tactic. Once again, Lori Iannidinardo, Director for Area D, Cowichan Bay does to the residents of Cowichan Bay Village, what she claims we are constantly doing to Cowichan Bay itself. Complaints from her in the Cowichan Valley Citizen this morning have us all looking a pack of fools. […]

A Look From The Other Side of the Window

August 17th, 2013 No comments

If you look at the surface of the water between the docks, our float homes and boats, it often looks like a pane of dirty glass. Looking down we can easily see a few little fish, crabs and the occasional starfish. Barnacles and mussels are affixed to almost every surface. It is only after you […]

An Open Letter to the Waterborne Community at Cowichan Bay

August 6th, 2013 4 comments

Friends; A few weeks ago I had the misfortune of reading a “letter to the editor” sent by one of our number to the Victoria Times Colonist. It was, if you will remember sent in reference to a story to do with a Saanich based “difficult neighbour” and went on to be fairly critical of […]

Tearing out the Toilet – Ermott’s Landing goes Green

June 24th, 2013 No comments

Ermott’s Landing, our little float-home in Cowichan bay Village, has gone green. When our old marine toilet needed replacement, we decided not to buy another one of the same type, but instead to get something that would be of benefit to our environment. At the same time, we wanted to lessen our impact on the […]