Roadtrip To The Kootenays British Columbia – A Photo Essay

I think road tripping is my favourite way to see the vast country that surrounds this amazing province.  The open road with miles of mountains, rivers and endless forests. This weekend we packed the truck and drove 7 hours. Destination:  Rossland BC.  Nestled in the Koootenay region of British Columbia, Rossland was discovered in 1890…

South Chilcotin British Columbia – A Weekend at Gun Lake

We spent the weekend at Gun Lake at my brother in laws new cabin.  Gun Lake is in the South Chilcotin Mountains of British Columbia, about 8 km from Gold Bridge, a community of 40 residents where old mines and ghost towns still stand from the 1930’s when the gold rush spread through BC. 5…

A Log Cabin On The Sunshine Coast – A Photo Essay

This weekend we celebrated our 4 year Anniversary and rented a log cabin in HalfMoon Bay.  The Sunshine Coast is technically part of the mainland but because of the terrain, a road has never been built.  We boarded the ferry to Langdale/Sunshine Coast at 11:55am.  It’s a short ride, only 40 minutes long compared to…

Weekend Getaway – The Four Seasons Whistler

We just spent a lovely few days in the mountain village of Whistler meeting with venues for our Winter Wedding next year.  The rain fell hard while our car wound along the Sea to Sky Highway, the rivers and water falls along the way, heavy and fast moving.  We arrived at the Four Seasons which…

Tofino, British Columbia – A Photo Essay

We celebrated our 3 year Anniversary last week by heading out to the wilderness coastal town of Tofino.  Tofino is about 5-6 hours from Vancouver.  The ferry left the dock at Horseshoe bay at 10:30am Thursday morning. The sun was shining but it was quite windy and chilly.  We arrived at the city of Nanaimo…

January Favourites

I’m cozy on my couch.  Outside the window, tree branches are weighed down by the snow.  We’ve entered February with a series of rare snow storms and it falls peacefully. I could watch it for hours. Below are the things I’ve been using and loving since January. iMovie I recently had the house to myself for 5 days while my boyfriend…

A Shot At Movie Making

I’ve been looking at the Movie Maker icon on my iMac for years. This weekend I had the house to myself.  My boyfriend was on his annual snowboarding trip so I took some time, watched a few Youtube tutorials and slowly  created my very first video. I have much to learn but am really enjoying…

Still Life – A walk in the forest

I woke around 9am, the room was chilly as I had turned the heat down the night before. Once under the feather duvet it isn’t really needed. A new morning in the temperate rainforest and it called me so I got dressed and headed out. The sunlight shone warmly in contrast to the cool wet air…

Whistler, British Columbia – A Photo Essay

Every winter my boyfriend and I spend a few days in Whistler before Christmas.  It’s a time to unwind, enjoy  nice meals and wine and for Seth, to snowboard.  The way up was a sunny day, cold but clear skies.  We arrived at the Four Seasons just in time for the 4pm daily wine tasting…

The Blogs I Follow

  “In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” It’s pretty amazing to live in this time in history and to be able to, with a…