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Okayama Love Letter / Japan Cottage Musings

With a French press coffee, pyjamas and slightly out of focus, Dave talks about general geography of Japan and specifically shares reasons why he loves living in “just right” Okayama including: sunny weather, hot springs, geo-diversity, endless museums, access to Kyoto/Osaka/airports + Setouchi islands and San-in coast, jazz clubs, peaches & peach boy folk legend, and most importantly community with wife (and baby coming) and goat farmer Mac. 

NYE ferry to Pender Island

Panning the Georgia Strait as we head out on a BC ferry en route to Pender Island on New Year’s Eve.

BC Ferries in the Strait

Looking towards Bowen Island and the Sunshine Coast behind from a park in Horesehoe Bay, West Van, BC as Ferries roll on by. Music by Larry Harper.

Clayoquot Old-Growth Blockade Flashback – Choogle On! #44

Clayoquot Old-Growth Blockade Flashback – Choogle On! #44
Clayoquot Old-Growth Blockade Flashback – Choogle On! #44

While camping at Clayoquot Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island last summer, Uncle Weed launches into a lengthy discourse about noted logging blockades in 1993 and talks about meditations on hemp, non-violence, compassion, clearcuts, ecology and economics of forestry and comments on a looming water shortage in Tofino (to be continued …). 

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New Year’s Eve Pageantry on Pender – Choogle On! #16

New Year's Eve Pageantry on Pender – Choogle On! #16pic by DaveO

At a pagan-ish pageant on Pender Island, Uncle Weed views kayak ballet, dreadlocked Father Time and burning suns while enjoying microbrews, doobs, sparklers, and recalling O Shogotsu in Japan. 

Listen up! Choogle on with Uncle Weed #16

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