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Snapshot of my Travels

Some of you may know that I have been away for the last month travelling. I visited Israel for two weeks, Jordan for a day, and Turkey for another two weeks. Here are some photos to tide ya’ll over until… Continue Reading →

Seen: Yarn Bombing in Halifax, NS

My sister was in Moncton, NB, this summer for the Explore program. She also did some travelling and spotted this tree in Halifax. She emailed it to me and I’m (finally) posting it. Bonnie wrote in the email, “This was… Continue Reading →

Where Have You Been?

I know I haven’t posted much on the blog lately, but I’ve been quite the traveller with limited internet access. I’ve seen lots of England, which was my original intention: Stratford-Upon-Avon, Bristol, Bath, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Leeds, and tomorrow the destination… Continue Reading →

The Phantom of the Opera in London, England

The stage play was absolutely amazing! It was at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London, which was a small, intimate theatre with 2 balconies and the floor. Our seats were fantastic; we were on the floor, row F, dead centre. The… Continue Reading →

Todos Santos, Baja, Mexico

It’s great to be home. I mean, Mexico was an experience, but I’m not much of a hot-weather gal… and I kinda burn with 60 SFP and sitting in the shade. It’s a talent. Here comes a big post with… Continue Reading →

It’s Springtime for Vancouver and Monica!

Okay so that’s me TOTALLY butchering the hilarious Producers lyrics for “Springtime for Hitler”. If you haven’t seen the movie (1968 with Gene Wilder and Max Bialystock) you totally should! I’ve not seen the stage-show but sometime in my life… Continue Reading →

St. Paul’s Cathedral

We had a little “introduction” tour from one of the Friend’s of St. Paul’s. She told us that Old St. Paul’s burned down in The Great Fire of 1663 and the current day St. Paul’s was designed by Christopher Wren… Continue Reading →

Fleet Street, London

Here’s a little homage to Sweeney Todd I found at the present day Fleet Street. Street sign to prove I was actually ON Fleet Street This sign was above some design store. I couldn’t actually see a Barber Shop, unless… Continue Reading →

British Museum

I’ve been trying to make this post for-freaking-ever!! For some reason (I swear I didn’t do it) my pictures-upload have decided to stop working. I never used to use this because I never knew when my blog would move (when… Continue Reading →

I saw Andy Serkis today!

I didn’t run after him, stop him, and meet him… but he walked past me on his cell phone on Argyll Street (he was headed towards Oxford Street) in Central London. WOW. It was actually him… no mistaking that face… Continue Reading →

Cambridge, England

On Saturday, Harriet drove us all to Cambridge to have a look around. Harriet’s parents live near Cambridge and she invited us to have a look around the city centre. We drove to one of the shuttle bus stops (as… Continue Reading →

On The Eye

After the Zoo on Friday, we went to make a reservation on the London Eye (Millennium Wheel) and later met friends on Oxford Street. CW and I went on the London Eye the first year I came to England for… Continue Reading →

To the Zoo We Go!

On Friday we all went to the London Zoo. We had a lot of fun, got to see the penguins being fed, saw the llamas, and the lion roared at us! (I just asked Coleen the spelling of her name… Continue Reading →

Natural History Museum

On Thursday we went to the Natural History Museum here in London. Why? Because we wanted to (and it’s free). NJ is here for the weekend from Manchester, so CW and I met him at Euston and we carried on…. Continue Reading →

Yarn from I Knit London

Last time when I went to I Knit, I saw Artegano… I’ve never seen it before and their “Hummingbird” line is 100% alpaca. YumYum! So I went back yesterday (Thursday) and was looking at the colourways… and if you know… Continue Reading →

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