Chris Williams

Some Chicken of the Woods along Cape Fife trail. Not to be confused with the Chicken Snackers in Masset Grocery.

The Drive Home: Hungry hiker calls for better burger access on Cape Fife trail

I missed my wife, but somehow in the end I was pretty sure I knew why I was sleeping outside… if not totally sure.

Some Chicken of the Woods along Cape Fife trail. Not to be confused with the Chicken Snackers in Masset Grocery.
Dolphin or soccer kid? Both are cute and squeaky

The Drive Home: Spring squeals of the milkshake snarflers

Kids are really cute and you get in trouble if you can a couple because you mistook them for tuna.

Dolphin or soccer kid? Both are cute and squeaky
It appears like a mirage

The Drive Home: Journeying to the land of sand and spit!

I kissed my wife goodbye, aware that I might not ever see her again, and made my way across the inlet...

  • Apr 7, 2017
It appears like a mirage
Will and Kate's advertising game is strong in the U.K.

Will and Kate: New islands residents?

There are some international hurdles to clear first and a new landing strip may have to be built to accommodate the Royal carrier...

Will and Kate's advertising game is strong in the U.K.
A ground squirrel nibbles a blue Froot Loop.

The Drive Home: Airplane scythes — now that’s an idea, hay?

It’s a weird conclusion I agree, but then, science doesn’t lie.

A ground squirrel nibbles a blue Froot Loop.
What's behind the deep desire to be loved by trees? Woodn't you like to know.

The Drive Home: Hugging trees is rough and sometimes sticky

I picked a handful of deer droppings and salal and offered it to the tree as a token of my affection, but its attention was elsewhere...

What's behind the deep desire to be loved by trees? Woodn't you like to know.
One of Chris' city-slicker friends.

The Drive Home: Bobbing for surf and fishing for tourists

Chris Williams offers a helpful list of Haida Gwaii pastimes.

One of Chris' city-slicker friends.
Buying someone a truck is a surefire way to make interesting friends.

A misanthrope’s guide to making friends on Haida Gwaii

Since I started writing this column, we have lost most of our friends.

Buying someone a truck is a surefire way to make interesting friends.
Two guys do the tree pose

Stretching yoga boundaries on Haida Gwaii

As most of my close friends know, I currently hold a 7th-degree black belt in full-contact yoga.

Two guys do the tree pose
Winter makes Chris a real tired cat.

My life as a morning zombie

Waking up mid-winter isn't always easy on Haida Gwaii.

Winter makes Chris a real tired cat.
Scout Skibidee works a handmade press at the first-ever Tlell Apple Fest.

Apple Fest features frothy fountains of fruity flavours

A healthy crowd showed up at Mable’s Gardens Farm in Tlell this Thanksgiving for the first-ever Tlell Apple Fest.

Scout Skibidee works a handmade press at the first-ever Tlell Apple Fest.
From back row

Defending GKN volleyball champs heading to Hazelton

The GKN girls volleyball team is pounding the pavement and the court this week as they run a fundraiser for tournament travel.

From back row
Team Ayla

Brady soccer tourney finishes in thrilling final

Fifty-one soccer players from across the islands battled wet conditions in Tlell in the first ever Brady Soccer Tournament.

Team Ayla