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Quarantined and bored? 65 ways to pass the time in COVID-19 isolation

Quarantined and bored? 65 ways to pass the time in COVID-19 isolation

If you're like all my arts- and entertainment-loving friends these days, you've been sitting in your home enjoying some aspects of self-isolation (the chance to read a book, for instance) but craving your fix of theatre or music.
Jack Knox: Isolation’s not all bad, says the lighthouse keeper

Jack Knox: Isolation’s not all bad, says the lighthouse keeper

On the bright side, gas is down to $1.13. Now if only there were somewhere to go. Justine Etzkorn doesn’t worry about that. As a lighthouse keeper on the west coast of Vancouver Island, she only ventures into town, Victoria, a couple of times a year.
Eric Akis: Share the joy of baking with kids

Eric Akis: Share the joy of baking with kids

Kids are off school, and if you’re looking for an activity, baking something together can be tasty fun. The adult can run the operation, while the kids help with such things as fetching ingredients, measuring and mixing.
24 cherry blossom shots in Vancouver that will take your breath away (PHOTOS)

24 cherry blossom shots in Vancouver that will take your breath away (PHOTOS)

Have a look at some of the cherry blossoms from around the Lower Mainland
Self-love in the age of COVID-19 and self-isolation

Self-love in the age of COVID-19 and self-isolation

Practical advice for surviving these strange times
Eric Akis: Fear not, comfort of chicken and dumplings awaits in a bowl

Eric Akis: Fear not, comfort of chicken and dumplings awaits in a bowl

With all the worry and concern about COVID-19, this seems a good time to offer a recipe for a comfort food — something simmered that fills your home with a wonderful aroma, a welcoming dish grandma might have made when times were tough.

Yes, go for a hike, but safely, says BC Search & Rescue Association

BC Search and Rescue Association says people wanting to venture outside during the pandemic should maintain social distance, plan their hikes and take safety measures
Vancouver drag queens plan virtual shows after performances cancelled due to COVID-19

Vancouver drag queens plan virtual shows after performances cancelled due to COVID-19

Joan-E and Carlotta Gurl will perform from the couch on Facebook Live in hopes of entertaining people self-isolating at home
This website predicts how long your TP supply will last

This website predicts how long your TP supply will last

After hoarding emptied the shelves, many people are taking stock of their toilet paper. It's a situation few expected.
Vancouver restaurants clear fridges for shut down, donate food and money

Vancouver restaurants clear fridges for shut down, donate food and money

Restaurants are looking for ways to use up every last bit of the food they have on hand, and also help out