Originally from Sydney, Australia, Zoë arrived in the Comox Valley in 2011 for an extended visit with her sister and to explore the area on a working holiday. But the landscape, lifestyle, and strong sense of community proved tough to leave and she is now happily at home here. With a background in graphic design, Zoë thrives on strong communication, both visual and written. She graduated with a Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) in 2004 and has 15+ years of professional experience in design, marketing, and copyediting.
Dance has always been a significant part of Cathy Stoyko’s life. Her mother was a ballroom dance teacher, and with strong influences from her Ukrainian parents, she learned traditional folk […]
Words by Zoë CooperPhoto by Shane Philip