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Two Blooms
Caron and Michelle — perhaps better known as
“those soap and body scent ladies at Moss Street
Market” — have recently set up shop Wednesdays,
Fridays, and Sundays in Victoria’s Public Market
at the Hudson. Organic soaps, lip balm, bath salts,
fragrances, and skin creams are all made on the
Island from all-natural ingredients. Or you can
shop online at
Until November 11, the
Royal BC Museum is hosting
the first North American stop
Vikings: Lives Beyond
the Legend
. Insights into
Viking domestic life, death
rituals, the significance
of their craft, the power
of mythology, and the
symbolism of their ships is
explored in this interactive
exhibit. Running concurrenty,
Vikings: Journey to
New Worlds
is on at the
museum’s IMAX theatre.
Check it out
Our Living Languages:
First Peoples’ Voices
is another
new exhibit at the Royal BC
Museum, jointly created with
the First Peoples’ Cultural
Council and featuring films,
interactive stations, and
lots of talking.
Hey guys! If you want boots that’ll turn heads, you can find
them right here in Victoria at Viberg Boots.
Since 1931, the Viberg family has been making top-
quality men’s footwear, manufactured using traditional
methods and the world’s best materials: brass tacks
from England, heavyweight insoles from Spain, Vibram
outsoles, Swiss hobnails, and the finest upper leathers from
renowned tanneries in the USA and Italy.
Brothers Jason and Brett Viberg followed their father
Glen, who followed his father Ed, the founder. Jason says
some of today’s most popular styles are based on patterns
grandfather Ed designed, but with a modern twist and
clean lines that will keep them in style for years to come.
They make about 30 pairs of boots a day, and while they
do have a small retail outlet attached to the shop, 90 per
cent are sold online.
These boots were made for walkin’
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