Cove, a very small community of about 80 souls, is part of Digby Island,
British Columbia, Canada. It is within "bridge building"
distance of the small city of Prince Rupert, also known as the "city
Digby Island has everything
beautiful scenery, wildlife,
people and not a supermarket in sight. In spite of its proximity to
the mainland, it has retained its island flavour wonderfully well.
Life is simple here, no paved roads and therefore no automobiles.
Alaska is "just up the road". Our climate is wonderfully
mild and from our windows we see the waters of the Pacific and the
snowcapped Rocky Mountains. Wildlife abounds in the area and when
the herring runs arrive, so do the bald eagles in great numbers. Wolves,
beaver and wild mink sometimes complicate our lives.
The region is rich in history, both native and immigrant, military
and shipbuilding, geologic and cultural.
Life here makes one want to paint and that's what we do. We paint,
we sculpt wood, smith jewelry, work with textiles and, of course,