Bill Wrightsell

Bill Wrightsell is a marketing consultant and regular contributor to Bayview Magazine. Email him at

Recent Articles

Winter surfing anyone?

Ah, the great surf beaches of the world…Bondi Beach, Bundoran, Malibu…Thunder Bay? Believe it, says local outdoorsman Will Gregorash.

Scoring a best seller

“Very exciting”, that’s how locally raised writer Scott Colby describes his debut at number 2 on the Canadian hardcover non-fiction list.

Thunder Bay Athletes Excel at the World Multisport Championships

Thunder Bay’s John Power and Phil Brown participated in the Multisport World Championship Festival in Penticton at the end of August.

A Dream Role on Broadway

Life couldn’t be sweeter for Thunder Bay born actress Susan Dunstan.

Making a Better Rock Hammer

Local Inventor Dave Pykari’s latest creation

After 16 years of working in mining exploration, Dave Pykari cut upwards of 50,000 meters of drill cores.

Christmas Light

Our Kids Count Family Christmas Dinner Shines for a 5th Year

Catching up with artist Vesa Peltonen

I first met multi-faceted artist, Vesa Peltonen through musician Ari Lahdekorpi and then marketing maverick Warren Hughes back in the early 80’s, and I remember being struck by Vesa’s entrepreneuri

Elsie Tranmer's glammed up lipstick line

Midway through high school, Elsie Tranmer like many young people admired the pin-up girl and pop-culture glamour fashionistas of the day.

Climb time

I’ve always been fascinated by those who can step out of their comfort zone and push themselves to a level of personal greatness.


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