100 Years for Esquimalt


|When Victoria became the capital of BC 150 years ago, they land based military protection from Albert Head and Fort Rudd Hill .

It was 50 years later that the the Royal Canadian Navy Established itself here.

It is  ritual now to have the Annual Buccaneer  Days.This covers about 3 days of celebration.

We were involved with the Parade held on the Saturday.

Several Vehicles from Saanich Historical Society had two entries, Norm Smith and his 60 year old Transit Bus,

and John Walls and His 1969  Fire Truck

Here are some scenes of the Blackstone of the parade.

The week before, we were in the Oak Bay Tea Party Parade and Next week it will be Sidney July 1 Parade.


About Lea Wisdom

I am a fairly happy college educated, widow. A mother of two dependent dogs and successfully raised 6 children to adults I am a science and history loving nerd by nature, print junkie, yarn hording, spinning, weaving,coffee drinking, hand and machine knitting student of life. I make my living from Income Tax Preparations, and the sale of fibre produced goods. Knitting Dryer balls, felting, and yarn. I work with sheep and alpaca fibres and I am constantly learning. I feel like a sponge. There are so many interesting things to learn and do. I hope I have enough time to try them all. I am fortunate that my sons encourage me to try everything that peeks my interest. I have friends who help me learn. Thank you . All of you. Not a complicated person. What you see is what you get. I love the Lord, my family, my country and my friends. I believe we all have the right to dignity. And we only have one trip through life.Let's make the most of it.

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