Wild places

Golden Snowmobiling

Every year since Henry and I have been together we have been on the slopes for his birthday (Minus one random year when we booked an apartment in Shoreditch – I’ll take the fresh air of the mountains over a sweaty night clubbing in east London any time) This year with covid and child careContinue reading “Golden Snowmobiling”

Review: Änkôr

Yay! Restaurants are finally open! A little bit of normality coming back to our lives after what has been an extremely abnormal event. I am very lucky to have a close group of like-minded girlfriends here in Canmore that all love good food, good drinks and good conversation. I work with most of these ladiesContinue reading “Review: Änkôr”

Heart Creek Trail

If you are looking to pass a few hours the Heart Creek Trail is a nice easy hike in the Valley. Easy for kids and dogs and a pretty special part of the valley when you start walking away from the highway. Heart creek is pretty easy to get too. The car park is rightContinue reading “Heart Creek Trail”


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”

Lake Minnewanka

I’ve had a soft spot for Lake Minnewanka ever since Henry and I first visited the site in 2017. We came through Banff on a summer road trip and couldn’t miss visiting the lake with the funny name. (Not so funny if your Canadian, but us Brits with a silly sense of humor can’t missContinue reading “Lake Minnewanka”

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”

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