So, checking the news channels, I’ve got this for now…. Ministry of Forests and Range say fire is 18 hectares in size and is contained below the highway. 14 firefighters, 5 helicopters and one piece of heavy equipment are on scene. Calm winds are slowing fire behaviour. The plumes of smoke have certainly dissipated, (I […]
The word is that the fire is now at 15 hectares, so it’s still growing. And to make matters worse, some people are taking the logging roads to try and get round the Hwy 97 closed route….. then getting lost, stretching the RCMP resources further. More news as I get it….
As we took a swim in the neighbours pool, plumes of smoke started rising above Peachland…. More news, I would imagine, as we get it. Tags: Peachland, Fire, Okanagan, BC, British Columbia, Canada
So, those transmitting wifi water meters were not just about "making it easier for the customer" after all…. Limits in place for watering systemsStage 2 sprinkling restrictions have been rescinded and Stage 1 restrictions have been implemented in some areas of West Kelowna. The Board of Trustees has implemented Stage 1 Sprinkling Regulations (even/odd) as […]
Finally, a bit of decent weather, so we decided to go for a hike round the Bear Creek Provincial Park…. Bear Creek is about 20 mins drive from Castle Boomerverse, heading north along the lake. The walk certainly gives your calf muscles a work out, that’s for sure. Make sure to take some snacks for […]
“Honey? You did get insurance didn’t you…..” The sinkhole has likely been weeks or even years in the making—floodwaters from tropical storm Agatha caused the sinkhole to finally collapse, scientists say. The sinkhole appears to be about 60 feet (18 meters) wide and about 30 stories deep.Read Full Article @ http://tinyurl.com/25o4x7e
Er…. Bizarre creature washes up in small Ontario town…. Locals in a small Canadian town have been stumped by the appearance of a bizarre creature, which was dragged from a lake. The animal, which has a long hairy body with bald skin on its head, feet and face, has prompted wild internet speculation that it […]
Never mind the vampires, I’ve just seen a rather frightening CBC documentary…. I had a comment the other day,… "Wow, look at your son! Look at the size of him. What are you feeding him, steroids?" "Actually, no. The meat I feed him hasn’t got any. How come your boy is tiny?" As always, anyone […]
Caught the sun going down… …. bit like the temperature. We’re expecting -20’odd any day now. No snow though, which is odd for December in Canada… we now need the temperature to go up a bit now, for the snow.
At last, some produce from the garden…. The “Tiger Tommies” are especially good! It took some chicken manure from the new neighbour to kick the damn things into gear, and since surrounding the bases of the plants, they’ve gone into overdrive. Even the pepper plant is entering “warp speed”! The soil clearly needs a bit […]