Tag Archives: Eastern Shore

The Sound of Something Vanishing (Billy Procter)

2 July 2012 Echo Bay, Gilford Island, BC We were eager to meet Billy Proctor, a lifelong resident of Echo Bay, now in his 70s.  Billy had worked as a fisherman, a hand logger, a beachcomber, a salvager, and an … Continue reading

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Potts Lagoon

28-30 June 2012 Potts Lagoon is a still surviving, although not exactly thriving float home community, anchored in a narrow cove on West Cracroft Island near the outlet of a lagoon. Named after Murray Clarke Potts, an Ontario student of … Continue reading

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Texada Island—“Sheet Harbour West”

18-19 June 2012 As we were reaching up the Malaspina Strait, we debated about where we should make a reprovisioning stop before we arrived in Desolation Sound.  A resort marina near Grief Point was pricey and commuting to Powell River … Continue reading

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