Archives for May 2013

Ohhhh Langley


Who knew how glorious Langley, British Columbia could be May? My stay at Catherine's Place was the absolutely perfect way to ease into my newly found nomadic lifestyle—spacious accommodations, a delightful garden, easy access to transit, and above … [Read more...]

Goats on Roof Market, Coombs, BC


We stopped here on the way to Qualicum Beach and were so impressed with the great organic local peppers & tomatoes that we stopped again on the way back. The market has an excellent selection of foods and I was especially impressed with the range … [Read more...]

Artemis by the Sea, Qualicum Beach

Qualicum Landing

  This is the second time I have had the pleasure of staying in the lovely beach-side vacation home called Artemis by the Sea which is located at Qualicum Landing, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. … [Read more...]

Qualicum Landing, BC


As luck would have it my recent visit to the lovely Artemis by the Sea beach vacation home at Qualicum Landing coincided with a hot spell that brought temperatures of 22- 25 degrees celcius (75 - 80 F), absolutely unheard of in the first week of May … [Read more...]

Homeless or No Fixed Address?


It's done! My possessions carefully stowed into a crate which was taken away to remain in storage until I return in early spring 2014. The remainder of my stuff, the things I need to live and work until I actually go abroad this fall, I put into … [Read more...]

Label it or lose it


Emily Press Labels I'm extremely organized and careful about my belongings but occasionally even I leave something behind.  A few years back, it happened to be the battery cover on my mouse.  This tiny piece of plastic had my label on it, and when … [Read more...]

Rush Rush Margarita!


We all love the rigamarole margarita, especially when someone else makes it!  Next time you find yourself pinched for time, rock salt, or a bartender, try this simple recipe: Broads Abroad Marg Tall glass, ice cubes San Pellegrino … [Read more...]