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Hot Springs, lakes and picnic lunches … driving through the Slocan Valley

Our June BC road trip took us to Christina Lake and then north to Revelstoke through the Slocan Valley. We hadn’t planned to drive that route but every single person t...
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Christina Lake and Cascade Falls

Two nights on a quiet lake just over the Canadian side of the US-Canada border two weeks before the summer holiday hordes arrive. That was one of the highlights of our s...
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Summer is here

Our first summer in three years. The skis are packed away in favour of hiking and swimming. I just dropped the children off at the small summer camp held here over the s...
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Photos from a road trip to Banff

A few weeks ago we had exciting visitors from Australia - my mum and her partner. The kids were very excited to have Nanna visit. We took them snowshoeing and on gondola...
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Adventures in snowsnoeing

Spring is here and the ski season is wrapping up. NOOOO!!!! It seems quite surreal that the mountain is about to shut when there is still 2.5m of snow on the ground. But...
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Above the clouds

There's something wonderful about waking on a winters morning to clear skies and the sun peeking over the mountains. At 1600m above sea level, a sunny mornin...
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Hello from ... Canada

Yes, you read that right. Since our last blog update (a slack month ago) we've flown to Australia to spend three weeks with family and then jumped on a plane to ...
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