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peace at last

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

This is lovely!

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

October 5, 2015

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

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

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

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

Visiting the Bloedel Conservatory

Some days, when one is in a mad rush, it’s important to say, “Stuff this for a game of soldiers” to oneself and stop for more than two minutes together. Chloe and I did just this the other day. We stopped across town in…

April 14, 2015

Ola from Sunday night, which suddenly turned into a Monday morning

There’s something to be said about bringing the weather with us. But we Vancouverites, what do we care about the rain! We don’t ever bother with an umbrella in a good old West Coast downpour… so a tropical storm? It’s just March lioning it.…

March 16, 2015

Afternoon break in a hectic day

This little urban park was such a welcome break in my rather full and hectic day. Clover and I walked around and thru it and noticed that the city really did plant an amazing assortment of trees here. This is an old part of…

October 7, 2014