Author Archives: rozsmallfry

About rozsmallfry

Live. Learn. Write. I’m the behind the lenses, author of the words kind of person. In classic drama or opera or the Robertson Davies’ book of the same title, I’d be the player called Fifth Business. Fifth Business is neither heroine nor villain yet instrumental in making the plot happen. I’d far rather learn about you than talk about myself and building relationships is at the core of who I am. The more I learn, the more I realize I have lots to learn. When I was a child one of my nicknames was Small Fry. Now I understand. I really am a small fry in a great big world of learning.

Why ALC Needs to Preserve Backyard Farm in Oliver

A lively buzz hums through the dining room decked tastefully in a modern salute to farm history. The invited guests at Backyard Farm are getting to know each other even better now as appetites are beyond sated. The fullness comes … Continue reading

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Living on a Wildlife Corridor

Photography by Roslyne Buchanan — not to be used without express permission of the photographer. I am forever grateful that my husband and I had the opportunity to actualize a dream of living on an Okanagan wildlife corridor above Naramata … Continue reading

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When Local Politics Get Ugly, We ALL Lose

It’s easy to get caught up in mudslinging when local politics get ugly. This is especially true when you witness a family whom you know to have the purest of intentions being dragged into a nightmare. Today I am talking … Continue reading

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While you could grab food on the run or get delivery before, an upside to isolating at home to reduce COVID-19 is the bar has been raised. The bar is raised in terms of food quality and now licensed facilities … Continue reading

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Act Now to Influence Positive Change: Save Agricultural Land and ReThink the Campbell Mountain Landfill

The opportunity to reflect upon our actions as a community presents itself more strongly as many of us find ourselves spending more time at home these days. Let’s put a pause, too, on actions that are not in the best … Continue reading

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