The last few days have been spent mostly imbibing some of Canada’s best beers and eating my own body-weight in turkey. This has been great but doesn’t really give me much to blog about. Luckily our lovely hosts decided to treat us to some Canadian culture – a visit to a hockey game! The Canucks…… Continue reading Jolly Hockey Sticks
After several days of almost relentless rain we finally got some sunshine yesterday. We’d been intending to head over to Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain for a few days so we really couldn’t miss the chance of visiting those two places while the weather was so good. Both Capilano and Grouse Mountain are over…… Continue reading The best Christmas Eve – ever!
Yesterday it rained. It rained a lot until late afternoon when the grey lifted and we were able to enjoy the fresh air without getting drenched. We thought about heading up one of the local mountains but when we arrived downtown we could see that there were some big, black clouds obscuring the peaks. It…… Continue reading Granville Island
Well, here we are in the Canadian town of Tsawwassen, just outside Vancouver in British Columbia. We flew out yesterday from Gatwick on an Air Transat flight and we’re staying with friends over Christmas and New Year. The flight was great, apart from my usual problems with seat pitch. Most airlines realy don’t provide enough…… Continue reading Hello from Tsawwassen