ITA Received!!

We got our ITA!!! WOO HOO!!! For those of you not totally up to date in immigration terminology that means “Invitation to Apply” This is an invitation extended from the Canadian Government to Apply for Permanent Residency. Although this is not a complete guarantee of being able to stay forever, it’s not bloody far off!!Continue reading “ITA Received!!”

Getting a VISA… The hard way!

As we wait on the fate of our PR application here is the story of our visa quest so far. Henry and I have been lucky enough to work in other countries before. We both have done winter seasons in Austria when working and moving was much easier. Henry is a qualified snowboard instructor soContinue reading “Getting a VISA… The hard way!”

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””

20-21 – New year intentions

HAPPY NEW YEAR – 2021 – The year the world was going to magically transform, covid would go away, global warming will have disappeared and world peace will reign over the land…. Yeah Right! But it’s nice to be optimistic. This changing of the year was pretty quiet, As I know everyone’s was. Henry andContinue reading “20-21 – New year intentions”

Covid Christmas….

Christmas 2020 I think was a strange one for everyone. A very emotional time at the best of times, with out the C word ruining it for everyone. For me I would have to say it has been pretty special. It felt like a triumph! Although I missed my family and friends in the UKContinue reading “Covid Christmas….”

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”