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[ISL] Five Island links: gay bar, Charlottetown housing, Tignish, Filipino Bloomfield, Cavendish

  • Can Charlottetown support a gay bar? A LGBTQ-oriented place might indeed do better than a nightclub, but even with students and tourists could the city support one? CBC reports.
  • The City of Charlottetown needs to do better on creating affordable housing. The perfect is, after all, the enemy of the good. CBC reports.
  • The West Prince community of Tignish seems to be doing as good a job as it can of remaining a dynamic community, at least according to this CBC article.
  • The Guardian reports on the opening of a Filipino store in Bloomfield, oriented towards the growing Filipino community in that part of the Island.
  • The Cavendish Musical Festival is apparently going well, with a minimum of unexpected issues. (Has anyone reading this ever been there? What is it like?) CBC reports.

[PHOTO] Seven photos of Prince Edward Island from the air (#pei)

Aerial flight is as close as I’ll likely get to spaceflight in my life. Ascending over Prince Edward Island this July, this flight travelling north of Charlottetown and flying along the north shore past Malpeque Bay to Toronto, the Island was laid out below me as if it was a map, recognizable shapes distorted by height and angles. If some of these shots are not as sharp as we might like, forgive me; I could not ask the pilot to stop, or to go back.

Prince Edward Island from the air (1) #pei #princeedwardisland #aerial #hillsboroughriver #airplane #latergram

Prince Edward Island from the air (2) #pei #princeedwardisland #aerial #tracadiebay #airplane #latergram

Prince Edward Island from the air (3) #pei #princeedwardisland #aerial #rusticobay #airplane #latergram

Prince Edward Island from the air (4) #pei #princeedwardisland #rusticobay #northrusticoharbour #aerial #airplane #latergram

Prince Edward Island from the air (5) #pei #princeedwardisland #aerial #malpequebay #airplane #latergram

Prince Edward Island from the air (6) #pei #princeedwardisland #aerial #malpequebay #airplane #latergram

Prince Edward Island from the air (7) #pei #princeedwardisland #aerial #airplane #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

November 20, 2017 at 9:15 am

[PHOTO] Some lobster-related merchandise at the Cavendish Boardwalk, PEI

Some lobster-related merchandise #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #cavendishboardwalk #lobster #tshirt #caps #candy #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

October 28, 2017 at 8:00 am

[PHOTO] Three photos of the Gulf from Cavendish Road, PEI

The bend in Route 6 as it turns south towards Rustico, away from the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the north, lends itself to epically beautiful views.

The Gulf from Cavendish Road (1) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #gulfofstlawrence #route6 #cavendishroad #latergram

The Gulf from Cavendish Road (2) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #gulfofstlawrence #route6 #cavendishroad #latergram

The Gulf from Cavendish Road (3) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #gulfofstlawrence #route6 #cavendishroad #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

October 27, 2017 at 9:00 am

[PHOTO] Four photos of Cavendish Grove, the former Rainbow Valley, PEI

Cavendish Grove, a winding network of paths through trees not far from the north shore, was built on the grounds of the well-loved but now closed amusement park of Rainbow Valley. It was a lovely space to eat lunch, but a bit disorienting to pass by places I knew quite well–there were the paddle boat ponds, there was the castle barring entry to the park, there was the UFO, over there was the talking owl–only to see nothing there.

Cavendish Grove (1) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #cavendishgrove #rainbowvalley #abandoned

Cavendish Grove (2) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #cavendishgrove #rainbowvalley #abandoned

Cavendish Grove (3) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #cavendishgrove #rainbowvalley #abandoned

Cavendish Grove (4) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #cavendishgrove #rainbowvalley #abandoned

Written by Randy McDonald

October 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm

[PHOTO] Green Gables beyond the roses, Cavendish, PEI

Green Gables beyond the roses #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #greengableshouse #greengables

Written by Randy McDonald

October 6, 2017 at 11:25 am

[PHOTO] Eight photos of and around L. M. Montgomery’s Cavendish home, PEI

There is not that much to the site of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Cavendish childhood home, just paths around the sandstone foundation and plenty of trees and a garden, and farmer’s fields beyond. It’s still a peaceful place, and a beautiful place, hinting at the reasons for Montgomery’s love of this corner of the island.

Fields by the site #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #latergram

Path #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #path #latergram

The site #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #path #latergram

The site (2) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #path #latergram

Foundation #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #latergram

Path out #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #latergram

Garden #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #gardens #latergram

Route 13 south #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #route13 #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

October 5, 2017 at 1:45 pm

[PHOTO] Four photos of the site of L.M. Montgomery’s Cavendish Home

The Site of L.M. Montgomery’s Cavendish home marks the place where infant Lucy Maud was raised by her grandparents following the death of her mother. The home itself is gone, but the museum/gift shop holds some artifacts of note.

Site of L. M. Montgomery's Cavendish Home #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #latergram

#pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery

Typewriter #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery

Books #books ##princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery

Written by Randy McDonald

September 29, 2017 at 11:30 am

[PHOTO] United Church of Canada, Cavendish, and Site of L.M. Montgomery’s Cavendish Home, PEI

United Church of Canada, Cavendish, and Site of L.M. Montgomery's Cavendish Home #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #churches

The site of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Cavendish home stands just west–right, in this photo–of the Cavendish church of the United Church of Canada that I shared yesterday.

Written by Randy McDonald

September 28, 2017 at 2:45 pm

[PHOTO] United Church of Canada, Cavendish, PEI

United Church of Canada, Cavendish #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #churches #unitedchurchofcanada #latergram

This church, belonging to the United Church of Canada, apparently caters heavily to the tourist trade.

Written by Randy McDonald

September 27, 2017 at 11:15 am