today’s toon


I wanted to do another Trump toon (Ian Harper’s great idea), but was advised by the editor that as I’d done something already, enough was enough. Humph. I expect there’ll be time later. In the meantime, our library build has been put on hold – asbestos found in one corner of one wall. (Is it just me, or is the blanket asbestos terror an excellent hoax/money grab for contractors?)
Book-signing thing for Edward the Kat went well – thank you to those of you who ordered one! They’ll be in the mail post haste.

Happy Wednesday,
love, w

today’s toon

I kept watching to the bitter end – dumbstruck the disenfranchised could truly believe that the ultimate example of greed and corruption would give them a piece of the American Pie.

And on another note – I’ve finished a little book about Edward the Kat (not intended for children). Those of you who are local might like to come down to the Book Signing at Artique. Anyone unable to be at the signing can order it – add about $5 or so for shipping.

love, w

THIS WEEK’S TOON

Sodexo, the huge outfit that provisions our local hospital and care facilities with food is coming under severe scrutiny after running out of meals in at least one instance and also serving Boost and crackers or something as a meal to a number of residents. Residents say food, when it IS served, is less than enjoyable.love, w

THIS WEEK’S TOON

…and due to my incredibly sloppy bookkeeping, filing and whatnot, here’s this week’s toon hard on the heels of last week’s. Seems a business man from China is buying up a great deal of PR real estate, ostensibly to build an international school of some kind. Tongues wag..The latest property he bought is a revered (but condemned) old nursing home/seniors residence. The money will go to building new housing for the aged.
Happy All Hallow’s Eve,
love, w

toons

Happy post-thanksgiving! (first toon) We’ve been expecting a huge storm to hit for past several days. We were without power for a couple of hours on two separate days, but the wind we feared never really materialized. Nevertheless, people were out buying supplies…(second toon)
love, w

first toon:

2nd toon (this past week):

this week’s toon


Studies, reports, committees have been looking into the lack of affordable rental housing in PR for several years. Their conclusion seems to be that we’re in a ‘housing crisis’ (which any renter could’ve told them) and that the situation needs more study. Meanwhile, old buildings sit vacant for years, falling into more serious disrepair. Gawd. As the town gets more gentrified and the market heats up, conditions for the less affluent get worse. I expect harsher toons will follow on this subject.

love, wendy

recent toons


August 9 2016

Sorry – i’ve been inundated lately, no time to pay attention to correspondence. Here are a few week’s of toons…first one is today’s. Most people in town want more industry – light preferably – to bring in more taxes, provide more jobs. The medical marijuana people have been in talks with council for some time now. But as soon as it may be a reality, the Townsite (where facility is to be located) is going all ‘not in my backyard’ about it. Will they look like the existing Heritage buildings and homes, will they put up a big security fence, etc. Meanwhile, the building they want to use was part of the Mill, is about 500 feet away from the main gate. (The City now owns this building through some kind of trade deal.)

July 2016

For some reason, I was moved to do 2 toons last week (above). They put one on the editorial page and one on the facing letter page. There was a massive, weeklong disruption in ferry service to the Sunshine coast last week, right in the middle of tourist and festival season. People had to wait in line as long as 2 ferry crossings, which made the normal 5 hour trip up to 12 hours. People were not amused. At the same time, the long depressed real estate market finally seems to be out of the doldrums.

July 2016

When in doubt – BC Ferries. haha

love, wendy

last 2 toons


Sorry – been on semi-holiday for past several weeks and haven’t been posting the toons. The first is about the fentanyl scare throughout BC and possibly less-freneticly, across N America. Fentanyl IS a horrible drug, people ARE dying from it. But far, far more drug deaths are still caused by all the usual suspects. And PR cops are still busting the local medical weed shop. Jeez, move on guys.

This week’s toon is about the upcoming Logger Sports (today! Yes, I’m going! it’s the noisiest, coolest, scariest competition – loggers from all over the world compete in this thing and it hasn’t been held here for the past decade as volunteers were burned out – so it’s a big deal. TSN covered the last 3 years it was held.) and also Texada Sandcastle Weekend (YES! I’m going!! So fun!).