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Sunshine till the last possible moment

Chloe and I have been running around all day. When we finally got home in the early afternoon we thought, “let’s get out of here!” Now our beautiful Vancouver weather is about to change to rain…we knew it was too good to last…so we…

November 30, 2015
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Banana bread on a manky day

Today was one of those days where I kept thinking it was much later than it was. It’s been one of those 100% rain days. The daylight…if you can call it that…felt like around 5pm all day. Waterfalls were overflowing gutters, rivers were running…

November 7, 2015
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The country market from heaven

On this beautiful sunny day, I had it in mind to drive to a little village near by called Keremeos, where there are several country markets specialising in local produce and crafts. Last month, Robert and I brought a box of fresh field tomatoes…

October 14, 2015
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Hiking the Kettle Valley Railway

Now this is something. If you want to hike somewhere, aren’t you just so lucky to have a turn of the 20th century disused railway bed track right in your back yard? The Kettle Valley Railway (KVR) spans about 455 km through BC over…

October 13, 2015
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This is lovely!

Come with us for a sunny day in the country. 😀 Loving the autumn.…

October 5, 2015
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Hello from Sunday night

Hello from a the end of a fabulous weekend here. The weatherman said this might be the last lovely summer weekend, and so Robert and I got out of town. We drove to the interior of BC, to Summerland, (perfect for a summery weekend,…

September 13, 2015
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Chickens and eggs and omelettes

Down at the other side of the meadow… around a little summer cottage… is our neighbour’s hen house and six hens. The hens are usually left inside their run, but sometimes get to wander out onto the meadow. Most days the hens are left…

July 10, 2015
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A walk in the fields

We live on the outskirts of our village and there are several farmed fields around us. There is a foot path leading thru five fields and a small copse which ends up at the Thames. I love to walk out to the Thames in…

July 7, 2015
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Hello from Sunday night

Hi everybody! I hope you’ve had a wonderful weekend all across the old globe. I’ve had the best luck today at the car boot sale. I set off from home and it immediately started to rain. By the time I got to the boot…

July 5, 2015