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Title: Sunshine Coast


1
Sunshine Coast
  • Life in a Rural Community
  • Alicia Jinkerson
  • LIBR 500
  • abj_at_alumni.sfu.ca

2
I wonder if the pines will miss me. I have
loved them. Emily Carr
  • I recently moved to the Big City from Roberts
    Creek on the Sunshine Coast. Ive lived in the
    city before but a sense of place is important to
    me and at some point, the Creek became home to
    me, despite my initial resistance!

3
Lately, I have been thinking about how blessed
Ive been to enjoy the best of both worlds over
the past few years . . .

pleasure in solitude, surrounded by breathtaking
beauty, and the ever present rhythm of the waves.
nights out on the town, theatre, concerts,
ceaseless activity, the hum of a vibrant city.
4
Theres definitely some duality in my life. My
friends fall into two categories
  • City girls
  • live in North Vancouver
  • all SFU graduates
  • Country girls
  • all lived in Roberts Creek
  • all rode the yellow school bus in high school

5
City Boyfriend
6
Country Boyfriend
  • Just joking!

7
There are some things you just have to come to
Vancouver for
  • Fundraiser Runs
  • CIBC Run for the Cure
  • Mountain Express Run for Leukemia
  • Vancouver International Half-Marathon

8
The ferry becomes a big part of your life
sometimes
Ferry line-ups and..
This is a picture taken on the top deck of the
ferry one evening. Occasionally, the captain will
make an announcement if a pod of whales is seen
and everyone will run onto the deck. I havent
seen any whales yet!
endless delays.
Link to Ferry Schedule
9
Mollys Reach welcomes you on a tour of the
Sunshine Coast, through the eyes of a local
Many Canadians may have learned about my
community through a popular T.V. series, called
The Beachcombers. Mollys Reach was central to
the show.
10
  • Some things we enjoy
  • Bonfires on the beach
  • Tim Hortons
  • Driving the winding road to the
  • glowing pulp mill
  • Evening fishing

Oh, dont forget MUD MASKS!
11
Its easier to become involved in your community!
Sue Milne runs a therapeutic horseback riding
program for children with special needs in
Roberts Creek. I love helping her out when Im
home.
12
When everyone comes home for the holidays, things
can get a little wild!
Night out at the Blackfish Pub during Christmas
break!
13
Horses have been a big part of my life since
moving to the Coast.
Logan ponders the view on a crisp fall day.
14
Exploring the Natural World
  • The ocean is intrinsic to our lives.

From resource based industries to recreational
activities
This is the beach near my home.
Taking my cousin for a Zodiak ride in Porpoise
Bay.
15
Everyone has a dog! Here is the most important
member of our household!
Kess came from the SPCA, she was brought in at 5
months of age when her owners realized she was
not a purebred Labrador! She weighs over 100
hundred pounds and despite appearances, she is
very active.
Ice Queen.
Lady of leisure.
16
As much as I love the Coast I am really excited
about moving to the city!
Photo taken by Bart Kania
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