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Vancouver Sights – Nitobe Memorial Garden in Autumn

Vancouver Sights – Nitobe Memorial Garden in Autumn

I’ve already written one post about the beautiful Nitobe Memorial Garden. It is a small slice of Japan on the edge of Vancouver. I loved seeing it in the summer, so I’ve kept going back as the seasons changed. The photos in this post are spread over October, November and the start of December. Some of you may have noticed that I have posted far fewer adventures over the last month. This is basically because Christmas shopping, a nasty fever…

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New Cat Harness – Monty Update

New Cat Harness – Monty Update

I have sooo many things that I want to write about, but I’ve also had a few requests for a Monty update! So I thought I should write a post about how Monty Monster is getting on with his new life in Canada. If you’d like to read more about Monty, a while ago I wrote a post about bringing him to Canada. If you need to see kitten pictures or silly photos of his belly, see the other post…

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Vancouver Adventures – Digging holes on Swishwash Island

Vancouver Adventures – Digging holes on Swishwash Island

Today’s post is about my visit to Swishwash Island. It’s not every day that you get to make new friends, explore an uninhabited island, dig holes and then get rescued by the coast guard! If all those things happen, I can confirm you’ll have probably had a really good day! I am still not completely sure why I got involved in this madness. My friend Lori is currently studying to save the world. Well, I think it’s otherwise known as ecological…

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Vancouver – North Shore Trails – Whyte Lake

Vancouver – North Shore Trails – Whyte Lake

Last weekend I did my first Vancouver walk in the snow! I joined a lovely group of Wanderung people for a hike on the North Shore to Whyte Lake. We had planned to keep going along the Baden Powell Trail to West Knob viewpoint. However the snow and lack of visibility encouraged us to change plans and walk back along a Seaview trail instead. Wanderung is a hiking club with a few thousand members in Vancouver. Anyone can sign up and organise…

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