The mountains awaken

Even though I’ve been out climbing three times since arriving here so far, nothing has been at the level that I would like. Having to rely on public transport, and the wide geographical distribution of the climbing community hasn’t helped. The three times I have been out have been in a familiar role of introducingContinue reading “The mountains awaken”

“Isn’t it beautiful?”

Sometimes, there are things that children say that stop me dead in my tracks. Last weekend was one of those times. John and I decided to head out into the mountains on Sunday afternoon. We had no set plan other than to follow a little road to its end and walk along a hiking trailContinue reading ““Isn’t it beautiful?””

One last taste before we go

Yesterday, was our final day in our house in Canada before we fly out to Switzerland. It was a busy day with a lot of last minute things to attend to: some repacking and re-weighing, a couple of phone calls with requisite wait times (one over three hours), a good amount of cleaning and tidying,Continue reading “One last taste before we go”

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