Timothy Fowler

Timothy Fowler

Timothy Fowler is a management consultant, Red Seal Chef, and RV traveler. He contributes to RV West Magazine as a freelance writer. You can follow him on TWITTER @Timothydfowler

All Articles by Timothy Fowler

Landing a metre-long (39-inch-long) fish flips some caveman pleasure-switch deep within.
Food On Fire

Fish fry with friends

Simply fried fresh fish enjoyed with friends enhances the friendship, feeds the crew and extends the pleasure of the fish-camping trip.

June 2018 by
Larger wetlands with a wide band of mud and riparian area are more likely to be home to shorebirds like the American Avocet.
Alberta South

Wetlands are wondrous places

Plan a visit to wetlands this summer to explore more of what they have to offer in recreation and observation.

May 2018 by
Reace accesses the waterlines under the bed.
RV News

Where’s [Waldo] Reace?

Rarely does the factory come to you for warranty work, but Reace Harmatuik of Escape Trailer Industries made a 16,000-kilometre trip to meet customers and complete warranty work.
May 2018 by
These three pairs of Leupold binos range in price from a partial car payment to nearly a  mortgage payment.
RV Gear Guide

Buy a binocular—see the world

The right binocular suits your needs and fits your finances, your face, your hand and your purpose.

May 2018 by
Pulled pork is a tasty way to feed a crew.
Food On Fire

Smoked pulled pork and coleslaw

Once you figure out how to maintain a constant temperature, smoking is simple and you and your guests will crave the mahogany results. This orange and prickly pear-flavoured coleslaw will make for lots of “Wow!s”

May 2018 by
In 2011 Ian Giles purchased Buttercup, a classic yellow and white Boler.
RV News

Bolers turn 50 this year and you are invited to the anniversary party!

Join the caravan of fibreglass trailers and their owners/aficionados from every province and territory in Canada and 32 states from the U.S. to congregate in Winnipeg for the 50th Anniversary of Boler Trailers.

April 2018 by
Taking time to enjoy the round.
Powell River

Sunshine is the reason we call it the Sunshine Coast and Myrtle Point Golf Club at Powell River, B.C

Getting to Myrtle Point Golf Club from Vancouver is like playing a gargantuan links course: It requires long drives and multiple water hazards, and getting there takes the same amount of time as walking 18 holes. But it’s worth the trip.

March 2018 by
An elevated view from the tee at Hole 17 on the Princeton Golf Course.
Thompson Okanagan

Why not combine driving with driving?

 Princeton Golf Club, a challenging 18-hole course with stunning elevation changes, is a comfortable two-hour drive from Hope and less from Penticton and Merritt. 

March 2018 by
Whitecourt Golf and Country Club.
Whitecourt

Golf Whitecourt and Mayerthorpe, Alberta, with two outstanding courses within a half-hour drive

Just north of downtown Whitecourt, Alberta, tucked against the Athabasca River is Whitecourt Golf and Country Club, and just 30 minutes down Highway 43 is Trails End Golf and Country Club at Mayerthorpe.

March 2018 by
Nk'Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course
Osoyoos

What’s not to love about desert golf and local vineyards?

Between Osoyoos and Oliver there are four golf courses tucked into the Tuscan-like geography of arid vineyard-covered hills. A round of golf while the sun warms the fairway and a cool wine cellar in the afternoon seem like a perfect day. 

March 2018 by
Baby rye loaves for the kids, finished rye sourdough and fresh marmalade are the treats for the day.
Food On Fire

Seasonal marmalades: Blood orange and lemon-lime

Homemade marmalade is a great late-winter project to undertake with kids and to freshen your fridge with citrus.

March 2018 by
Michael McNaught and Will Thompson step into the Dragons’ Den.
RV News

RVezy: Canada’s online sharing economy platform for RV rentals

Dragons’ Den contestants Michael McNaught and Will Thompson slayed the dragon to secure a $150,000 investment for RVezy online marketplace for RV rentals.

March 2018 by
Michael McNaught successfully pitches the RVezy concept to Dragons’ Den.
RV Gear Guide

Five innovations from the Edmonton RVDA show

You expect to find trailers, motorhomes and fifth-wheels at an RV show. Here are five innovations I didn’t expect to find at the Edmonton RVDA show.

March 2018 by
Two dinner place settings with wine glasses and white flowers are set on a wooden table.
Food On Fire

A romantic dinner for two: Setting the stage and preparing the meal

Whether you are celebrating your first year together or looking back on decades of romantic dinners, nothing says I love you like a well-executed meal.

February 2018 by
Reese M5 Fifth Wheel
RV Tips and Tricks

Hitches 101

Both fifth wheel hitches and trailering hitches do the job they were designed to do. 

February 2018 by
soup ingredients in a pot
Food On Fire

Soup: A framework

Nothing beats a bowl of homemade soup on a cold day.

January 2018 by
three braid challah
Food On Fire

Celebrate with challah

Challah is loaded with history, meaning and deliciousness.

December 2017 by
A fully smoked chicken thigh.
Food On Fire

Charcoal Chicken: Why quit smoking in the winter?

The art of BBQing and smoking - it's not just for the summer months. 

November 2017 by
People at an RV show, looking at motorhomes
RV News

Ten reasons why you should attend the Edmonton RV Expo

Make sure you don't miss this Alberta RV show and sale

November 2017 by
Family eating cabbage rolls
Food On Fire

Cabbage roll day

Here are our family secrets to great cabbage rolls. 

October 2017 by