Posts By: Katie Weaver

Sewing and knitting and scrapbooks—oh my!

Creative Stitches & Crafting Alive comes to Victoria Western Canada’s largest sewing and crafting show, Creative Stitches & Crafting Alive, is making its way to Victoria on March 13 and 14. Sewing, crafting, needlework, knitting, quilting, paper arts, fibre arts, and just about anything else that makes you think “crafty” will be present. “You get… Read more »

How to smile on a date instead of bawl over that bill

A student’s love life can be pretty rough. It’s not easy to woo someone you fancy, or to keep things spicy with your long-time partner, without spending a little money. Here are a few inexpensive dates to heat your relationship up to a boil or to keep things sizzling. Duck Feeding Let’s be honest here…. Read more »

A playlist for the holidays

The holidays are finally here, and arriving with them is the dreaded shopping mall Christmas carols. Pop in your headphones for an alternative, but still spirited, holiday playlist.

Heart & Hands hosts craft fair run by local women

Heart & Hands Health Collective is holding a holistic, wellness-based craft fair powered by women on Sunday, Nov. 30. There is an admission cost of $2–5 at the door and all proceeds will go to the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness.

Soulful songs and twangy tunes at Sugar

I glanced behind me several times for the first couple hours of the night. This guy looked familiar, but I couldn’t pin my finger on why that was. That bright white skin, the dark handlebar mustache—I couldn’t help but stare at the tall, swaying man behind me. It was about 10:30 p.m. when I leaned… Read more »