Romina

Author: Romina

Simple living and loving it, I steward a hand tended, bike powered piece of land on a remote west coast island. When my hands are not in the soil I make music, take pictures and blog about media and country-living on TLV.
Hall being built

Beyond Its Doors

I live on Cortes Island. I don’t have kids in play school. I don’t have a market stall, nor am part of the pottery guild. I seldom attend dances or dinners at either hall and mainly, for me, Mansons Hall is a place to collect mail, score Thrift Store finds and point visitors to buy market treats and get a… Read more →

Man fishing at sunset

Sunset Challenge

In August I took the 31 day sunset challenge. Inspired by Happy Healthy Vegan’s sunset challenge video, I too committed myself to taking in the sun’s descent each and every day without fail from the 1st to 31st. The rules I made up for myself because I could find none to read. But I think it is as simple as… Read more →

Cortes Day

Cortes Day parade

Get in the mood for sun and summer with a flashback to 2017’s Cortes Day. Seeing my community celebrate always brings a big smile to my face. A special shout out is deserved to all the great volunteers who make events like this happen on our island.

Music: Back Eddy and the Procrastinators. More music and info at backeddy.org and follow them on Instagram at backeddytheprocrastinator.
Learn more about Cortes Island and Cortes Day at ourcortes.com