Brits in Vancouver – Katie’s Story

“It’s beauty. Every time I fly into the city, I see the mountains and instantly know that I’m home.” Moving tale Katie arrived in Canada in 2011, loves Burnaby Central Park , an oasis of tranquility surrounded by a bustling urban environment and that’s where we met for our photo-session and conversation. Was it the lifestyle or maybe quality of […]

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Montana road trip – day 7

Although I wouldn’t say that the best was saved until last, driving through the Cascades was certainly a fitting end to a pretty amazing week away. Having booked in to another small motel in Omak, Washington, it was time to leave Bonners Ferry. Our new best friend YELP wasn’t to enamoured by our prospective inn for the night, but it […]

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Four years

On August 28th 2007 BC Brit and family set sail for shores anew. A new life beckoned in Canada. That was four years ago. We’re still here. We’re working, socializing, exploring and enjoying our new home. The adventure continues.

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Three Years

It’s the morning of the flight to Canada and everyone’s up early. A new life beckons. Running out of space. A dash to Maidstone for another case. The taxi is late, the M25 is stationary, there’s a fire alarm at Gatwick, but we’re on our way. Forms stamped by immigration, “Welcome to Canada”. A new beginning. Week 1. Hotels, motels, […]

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Rip off Canada

We recently had an issue with a door mirror on the car which led to a perfect example of how “rip off Britain” can be equalled by “rip off Canada”. Unfortunately, whilst backing out of the garage, a door mirror was snapped from it’s mounting by someone other than myself. The car, a Ford Focus, has exceptionally cheap door mirrors […]

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