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  1. Of course we know what baklavas is. That’s filo pastry with honey and nuts. But what’s a neckie? Is that short for schnecke? I guess on the prairies, food can be stored by freezing in most parts of an ordinary house. No wonder the prairie people are trying to get to Vancouver Island.

    But no need to bring the desserts. Lots of good things available in local coffee shops. And Canadians from the Rest of Canada won’t be missing Tim Hortons soon.

    • “A balaclava is a form of headgear designed to expose only part of the face usually the eyes and nose. Depending on style and how it is worn, only the eyes, mouth and nose, or just the front of the face are unprotected.”
      Luckily, not a necessary accessory in Sooke! You are all so blessed to live in a little piece of paradise!
      Submitted by a freezing Manitoban living vicariously through friends who live in Sooke.