A portrait of Jill

Jill’s Story

“The seawall is a perfect walk whatever the weather” Jill effortlessly conjured up the most maniacal laugh I’ve experienced......

Hayden at Queen Elizabeth Park

Brits in Vancouver – Hayden’s Story

“I can usually walk down Main Street and find a new place which will keep me occupied.” No Regrets Hayden is a Watford supporter. I forgave him and we met at Queen Elizabeth Park on an overcast yet clear Sunday afternoon. I wanted to find out more about Hayden and in particular, what prompted...

Brits in Vancouver. Bell at Third Beach

Brits in Vancouver – Bell’s Story

“I wake up and look out of my apartment window at the North Shore mountains, and it’s the most beautiful sight. I walk 25 minutes across town to work, passing people from all over the world.” Courage It was a warm and sunny early evening when I met Bell at Third Beach in Stanley...

An image of Anastasia at Lonsdale Quay

Brits in Vancouver – Anastasia’s Story

“Looking at the sun set over the mountains. Closely followed by how easy it is to split a bill, the skytrain and the libraries.” I finally met up with Anastasia for our photoshoot on a late summer evening on the North Shore. We’d originally aimed to get a sunset session on a local Sky...

Katie in Central Park, Burnaby

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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