“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?””

Finding an alpine meadow

I wish someone had told me there were two towns called Bellavista before Google Map Voice started blurting out directions. I know this now after being led through what seemed like an endless array of twists and turns through an industrial area of Chiasso to a little hamlet inhabited by a cluster of houses, aContinue reading “Finding an alpine meadow”

The first week in Lugano

Just over a week ago we were in Pearson airport in Toronto waiting for our delayed flight to take off. Four hours after the scheduled departure time, we found ourselves in the plane headed to Zurich. It was an easy enough flight, but the delay meant we had to miss the transport the school hadContinue reading “The first week in Lugano”

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