Lilac Sun Pottery: Gifts Inspired by nature
20 years after realizing her dream, Shirley Phillips of Lilac Sun Pottery talks about how Denman Island nature inspires her art, her legendary local pottery mentors, how the pandemic affected her, gift ideas and what’s new in the studio as she re-opens.
Adaptability, Support Help Denman Island’s Abraxas Books, Gifts, and Coffee survive the pandemic
July 2020 When the pandemic hit in March, Abraxas Books & Gifts owner Tachi Barker wondered whether the business would get through the financial strain. Now, with solid community support and a new coffee bar, she’s feeling more confident that Denman’s landmark bookstore of 26 years will remain in…