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Ice Storm Toronto 2013

  Happy New Year to you all! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season. It’s been a while since I’ve posted – firstly because a truly awful stomach virus felled all of us for a week. Recovering (SO. MUCH. LAUNDRY.) and getting ready for the holidays then sucked up all of my time. Once […]

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Dog Trots Globe: iBook Review and Giveaway

This short but sweet little book would be a fun read for older children, anyone with a dog in the family and also those who enjoy either travel stories or love the region of Provence and it’s food. I would say it’s a must-buy if you have a Sheltie as a companion. Dog Trots Globe […]

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I’m writing!

Wait a second before you give me an award for stating the obvious – I’m not referring to my blog! The last few months have seen some fun writing assignments come my way which I thought I’d share with you all because, well, I’m kinda proud of myself actually! As you may recall, I was […]

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Hiking the Inca Trail

In my first blog post I said: “I periodically find myself reviewing memories of powerful events that occurred in my past. I remember how I felt, the insights (if any) I derived from the experience at the time and whether those insights have evolved since then. One of the reasons the idea of a blog […]

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The first world war as it relates to my birthday

It’s my birthday this month. I’m not going to tell you how old I will be but suffice it to say that if you’ve read Douglas Adams then my age is the answer to the meaning of life. Despite the fact that I share a date of birth with such luminaries as Henry VIII, Peter […]

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I just keep putting one foot in front of the other…

I have a blog! It feels a little weird to be honest, but I finally caved to the peer pressure from my twitter buddies @Gingerheaddad, @ShawnDPhelps and @theekarenesq One of the things I discussed with Shawn Phelps when she and I met in person were the reasons why I should blog and what I would blog about. I gave […]

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