The good and the bad of this week in Cowichan for July 23

Islands Folk Festival continues to pack in the crowds. - Andrew Leong
Islands Folk Festival continues to pack in the crowds.
— image credit: Andrew Leong

This we like

Thirty years of the Islands Folk Festival and and it’s still going strong.

The charm of Providence Farm and the quality of the entertainers keeps people coming back for more and makes it such a great festival for the community.

Congratulations to all the organizers who’ve had a part in it over the years. We’re sure many more good years are in store.


This we don’t


Too many pathetic reality shows on TV.

Do we really care about The Misadventures of Nicole Richie, The Desperate Housewives of the San Bernardino Valley, The Divorced Bachelorette, Survivor Budapest, Sugar Baby Boo Boo or whatever?

Get out to some community events instead, especially during the summertime, where you’re sure to enjoy yourself more than channel surfing through such trash.

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