Cover Story

October 25, 2019

Our November cover photo was submitted by Shalene Upshall (née Linds).  Shalene lived on Pender as a child and took this photo a few years ago while visiting Pender.

We often try to kid ourselves that summer will last longer than it has in the past.  Again, this year so...

September 26, 2019

This month’s cover photo isn’t a photo.  Okay, the photo really is a photo but that designation seems far too simple.   The our cover features a photo taken by Kim Pollard of a painting Kim Pollard did from an earlier photo...by Kim Pollard. I know I know, why didn’t I...

August 23, 2019

September’s Pender Post cover boy is Melvin Mink.  And our intrepid photographer was Lynn Price-Wallace whose creative photographic gem was featured on the cover of our April issue of The Pender Post: The Foxglove, the Dragonfly, and the Ant.

Melvin is not a Pender Isla...

July 24, 2019

The cover photo for the August Pender Post was taken by local photographer, Claudia Lorenz.  My first reaction to all the spectacular colours and shapes was, “Easter eggs!  How can I write about Easter eggs in mid-summer?”

On second glance I started to see the shap...

June 24, 2019

July’s cover of The Pender Post features Myles Clarke’s photo of an Osprey doing family chores.  Clarke, a Vancouver resident, has been coming to Pender Island for years, first as a part of his job and now just because he loves the island, the pace of life, the artisti...

April 25, 2019

What a cover photo!  Claudia Lorenz, Pender Island photographer, gardener and nature observer has taken a beautiful photo of a Foxglove.  Or is it a spectacular photo of a dragonfly?  Hold on a second. Maybe it is a photo of an ant trying desperately not to look delici...

March 25, 2019

You may recall that a few months ago, The Pender Post featured a cover photo of a float plane, bathed in sunshine, with a calm ocean and high blue skies, and the comment that the picture had been taken in December.  When our wintery weather decided to continue, we dug...

February 26, 2019

The March cover features another beautiful ocean scene, and Penderite Ben McConchie was at the helm of both kayak and camera for this event.  For the second time in three months, The Pender Post has featured our Pacific Ocean looking beautiful, serene, and summery in J...

January 24, 2019

What better way to get us all in a Valentine mood than our February cover photo, a Christmas Rose!  Okay, even I can see the total disconnect in the logic of that sentence.  That whole concept of a Christmas Rose for Valentines Day sounds like the strategy one of my fa...

December 27, 2018

Ah, a cover to remind us that when this pesky rain and cold stuff ends, the sun will return, and sights like those on our January cover will be a summertime reality.  Port Washington does have an ability to look spectacular on a fine, blue sky summer day, doesn’t it? I...

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