1 Year “Canaversary”

Saturday the 9th January 2021 marked our 1 year “Canaversary” 1 year since we left the UK and all our family and friends. Neither of us really knew how to feel about it! Exhausted is probably the best word to describe it! So much uncertainty when we first arrived and then a marathon of aContinue reading “1 Year “Canaversary””


Today is one of those bitter cold days. Obviously it’s cold in Canada in the winter, and right now we are in late December, the sky is gray and it says -6 but feels more like -15. The perfect time to think back of those warm summer days and outdoor activities. When you arrive inContinue reading “LadyMac”

Getting around the Bow Valley – Buying a car

Getting around in the Bow Valley. Move to Canada, Buy a truck…. that’s how it works right? That’s the dream. For any of you reading this who are in the process of moving then I highly recommend you get your paperwork together before you leave the UK. Although not totally impossible, it is not easyContinue reading “Getting around the Bow Valley – Buying a car”

Sundance Lodges: review

For anyone looking for a fun, easy camping experience with kids I would highly recommend Sundance Lodges in Kananaskis. You can go with you own tent or RV or you can hire one of their Tipis or Trappers tents. We hired a trapper’s tent for Rockets first birthday and it was excellent. We don’t haveContinue reading “Sundance Lodges: review”

Childcare in Canmore – The holy grail.

This post is about childcare! I intend for this to be more informational for those moving to Canada and particularly, Canmore. There’s a lot of different emotions I think any mother goes through when leaving their children in someone else’s care and I’m going to try and not touch on that. We all know theContinue reading “Childcare in Canmore – The holy grail.”