Category Archives: Canada

Thank You for a Remarkable Evening

Last night, just under 60 Bowen Islanders turned up at the Annex to hear the story of my year in Sri Lanka, devour some delicious food and donate generously to the SCI Practice Home in Kathmandu, Nepal, raising over $4,500, … Continue reading

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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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