Hardy Island History

Hardy Island History

SirĀ  Thomas Hardy 1860 Captain George Richards in his surveying ship, the Plumber, christened the island. King George III’s Navy was well represented in these parts: The largest island was named after Rear Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson. The next largest for his...
Q & A with Fircom Owners Gambier Island

Q & A with Fircom Owners Gambier Island

Gambier Islanders James Spouler and Lara Kehler, back in 2007 decided the time was right to pursue their dream of purchasing a piece of land they could call their own. What were you guys looking for? We originally wanted something wild. Close enough to civilization to...
Someones Dream Getaway Gambier Is. Howe Sound

Someones Dream Getaway Gambier Is. Howe Sound

One of the things I love about working on Gambier, is the diversity of projects I get to watch come together. Some folks go in full-bore, right from the start, taking on large-scale projects like this one, whereas others opt to establish a camp, constructing a few...
Tiny Gambier Island Cabin

Tiny Gambier Island Cabin

A tiny Gambier Island cabin on 5 acres caused a stir on the internet in 2010 for its simple, modern, utilitarian design. The building and design process for the cabin was featured in a post entitled Four People (and a Dog) Living in 180 Square Feet on the design blog...