The decision to come to Bowen Island was one of the most significant markers in my life.
I arrived on Bowen Island in June of 2005, and was joined by my wife Darcie and our son Buzz later that month. We came to Bowen so that my son could attend Island Pacific School for Grades 8 and 9 in preparation for high school – unquestionably the best decision we have ever made with respect to his education.
The idea originally was to spend the two years on the Island and then move back to the mainland. (At that time I had a very portable log home design business.) I realized within my first month on the Island that this was the first place I had ever felt truly at home, and that it would be some time before I left – willingly. Continue reading