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...

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...

September 27, 2018

Our October issue of The Pender Post features pears, lots and lots of pairs of pears.  Local photographer Kim Pollard took this cover shot of “Pears for Sale at Corbett House.” I wouldn’t say that the subject matter was daunting, but I was raised on the prairies in a c...

July 25, 2018

Our August cover photo by local photographer Ewa Jarosinska, features one of my favourite birds, the Great Blue Heron.  Not often do we get such an up-close and personal glimpse of this graceful giant, but Jarosinska’s photo even captures the heron in its spectacular f...

June 26, 2018

I know, I know, one look at The Pender Post cover photo this month by Diane MacDonald and you immediately chirped, “Oh goodie, Dudleya cymosa!”  Perhaps you did not have to be told, but I sure did. Apparently my guess of “some sort of exotic potato sprout” was not corr...

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