Monthly Archives: May 2016

Victoria

I have a new idea: rather than hiking every day – how about every second day! There’s something quite delicious about a lazy day after one of great exertion. This morning, when Simon and I took the dogs for a … Continue reading

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Exploring Mount Benson

I have never been more convinced that I need to get out and hike regularly – and by “regularly” I mean every day! Okay – maybe not every day. Every third day? Twice a week? I think at least twice … Continue reading

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Yellow Point

It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon. The sun is pouring into the stable, the door is open, the puppies are dozing after a nice, long afternoon hike and a good dinner. Contentment all around. This morning, we visited the Cedar Farmer’s … Continue reading

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The SIGmobile

And here it is: the SIGmobile, AKA “The Land Yacht” AKA “The Rolling Turd” AKA “Elvanian Command Centre. I think we’ll stick with SIGmobile. I can’t describe how good it feels right now to be sitting here, fresh out of … Continue reading

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Still Moving Day

We keep getting closer. Today I am sitting in the empty floathouse after spending a good part of he day cleaning. I think I have now breathed in enough what feels like toxic fumes to last a long time. My … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Bumps

No matter how strong, loving and beautiful a relationship, it isn’t always going to run smoothly. Perhaps in an ideal world, two people ride¬†off into the sunset and live happily ever after with never a word of discord. But we … Continue reading

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Daisies and more

The daisies were today’s down time. We were up at six and Simon was on the road with the motor home by 7.30. I followed about 15 minutes later. It was, in few words, another moving day. I am amazed … Continue reading

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Moving Day

How did it get to be so late already? There’s nothing quite like the chaos of moving day – for us, just because we like messy stuff so much – moving day is spreading itself out over an entire week. … Continue reading

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Not a Mountain

Some days you climb mountains. Other days, you ramble in valleys. This is true even metaphorically. Both experiences are what you make them. Today has been beautiful is ways I never thought it would be. Alisa and I set off … Continue reading

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Sunday Quiet

There’s something lovely about sitting in the stillness of an empty house – faint noise of bustle on the docks, sounds of dogs breathing in their sleep. And all I have to do for the next hour or so is … Continue reading

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