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Bowen Island’s festival kicks off

"I'm one of those people who embellishes everything," Vancouver Poet Laureate George McWhirter told the first-ever festival for the written arts on Bowen Island this weekend. "I can't leave anything alone," he said, before launching into a series of poems on opening night at Cates Hill Chapel. McWhirter's memories as a small boy, seeing oranges… Continue reading Bowen Island’s festival kicks off