Scottish Chanteuse Yvonne Lyon in Kelowna this Saturday

oook contributor and musician Ryan Donn, recently caught up with Scottish singer Yvonne Lyon, a singer that Ryan previously toured with in Scotland.  Emerging Scottish folk star Yvonne Lyon is coming to Kelowna this Saturday at the Coast Capri. Based in a small village just out of Glasgow, Lyon is known for her poignant lyrics, creative melodies and a voice that soothes any soul. On tour to support her latest album, More than mine, Kelowna will... Read More

Fall Okanagan Wine Festival

oook contributor Ryan Donn gives you the low down on the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival Vine, dine, and wine! The Fall Okanagan Wine Festival is only a few days away. Ten days of festivities that include over 160 events spread throughout the Valley. “Something for every pallet” as Blair Baldwin said during our interview at the Wild Apple last week. It was a fascinating interview by one of the Okanagan’s wine ambassadors. I hope you... Read More

National Geographic selects local photographer!

National Geographic selects local photographer! oook contributor Ryan Donn recently sat down with local photographer Shawn Talbot. Here is their conversation. You may have never met local photographer Shawn Talbot but I guarantee that all of you have seen his work. This summer his photograph of Cormorant fisherman was selected as the editors pick by the National Geographic from a pool of over 12,000 images. I recently sat down to interview Shawn at... Read More