Category Archives: Canada

2017 – a year that was

Here I am on a snowy, icy Bowen Island, taking stock of the last 12 months and fully appreciating how charmed my life has been in 2017. Besides calling Canada home for 20 years now, I spent much of the … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

Wishing all that celebrate Christmas, a happy and relaxed celebration with family and friends.

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Laura’s Credible Future

I know, it’s been some time since I last posted anything to this blog.  My time has been spent settling back in after a year away … this takes effort!  But it is also not too interesting, at least not … Continue reading

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Twenty Years a-Growing

On Friday April 18 1997, I left Ireland with a rucksack on my back having jacked in my job, sold my house and given everything away, and emigrated to Canada.  That was 20 years ago today. [End of post for … Continue reading

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A time for renewal

This time of year is traditionally a time of renewal.  A time of farewell and thankfulness to what’s gone by, and a celebration in joyful hope of what is yet to come.  It’s a rebirth of sorts. What I find … Continue reading

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Bylot Island in the Canadian High Arctic

Yet another unique and wholly Canadian way to  celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday this year – a team of intrepid explorers will be circumnavigating Bylot Ialnd by ski in the coming month.  Bylot Island is situated in the Canadian High Arctic which … Continue reading

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It’s March 8th today

Today, the world over celebrates International Women’s Day.  Women and men are taking up the “Be Bold For Change” mantle, rallying for a more gender inclusive world.  Great stuff!   During the week there was a question posed on a … Continue reading

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