Edinburgh, Scotland

“The thing about growing up…is that you sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.” – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince This city is absolutely stunning. We are blown away at the beauty and history of the buildings. We took advantage of the “free” walking tours on our first day. We got to grasp the lay of the land and figure out our way around – so many stairs! We thought we’d have a hard time understanding the Scots…

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Arriving in the UK

“I’ve been dreaming of things yet to come Living, learning, watching, burning Eyes on the sun I’m leaving, gone yesterday… A new day, a new age…a new me, a new you” – Bright Lights by Thirty Seconds to Mars What a journey! Somewhere on the international date line we’ve lost a full 24 hours. We left Vancouver October 21 at 8am and arrived in our new home, the UK, at 8am Oct 22. Our adventure begins. We managed to make the journey with only 6…

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Leaving Canada

A Little Inspiration from Ratatouille: “Remy: …you’re telling me, that the future is – can *only* be – more of *this*? Django: This is the way things are. You can’t change nature. Remy: Change *is* nature, Dad. The part that *we* can influence. And it starts when we decide. [he turns to leave] Django: Where are you going? Remy: With luck, forward.” What started off as a crazy idea has now become reality. There are many things we’ll miss about Vancouver including the comforts of…

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Queen Elizabeth Park – Vancouver, BC

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine Sometimes travel can be as close as in your own back yard. Today we went to Queen Elizabeth Park in our home town of Vancouver, B.C., a location that I have not had the privilege of visiting in my 28 years living here. It is still one of the most well kept (not to mention cost-free) gardens to visit in the city, and during the summer can really be breathtaking. Even…

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