Monthly Archives: April 2016

For Sale

I came across this on our recent visit to Vancouver, when we went for a drive in the Fraser River valley. One has to hope the price would be very reasonable.

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Alien Landscape

Our Vancouver trip is pretty much over – I’m writing this from the airport waiting for our flight. Over the next few days I want to post a few more pictures from a wonderful visit to a wonderful city. This … Continue reading

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Vancouver Snowdrifts

Okay, not really snow. After all, this is Vancouver in April and the cherry trees are in full bloom. Last week the temperature dropped and a wind storm blew through and… Cherry blossom petals were everywhere. And by “everywhere” I … Continue reading

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Wine and Cheese

Our first stop today was an artisanal goat cheese shop just south of Kelowna.   You drive out of town along the lake, past the houses, past the cottages and then past the vineyards. As you drive the road gets narrower … Continue reading

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Okanagan

Today we went wine tasting. Earlier this year we were in Sonoma and so we expected that the terrain in the Okanagan would be similar. Boy were we wrong. They say that to reach its full potential, vines have to … Continue reading

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The Cheese Shop

Over the weekend we drove up the Fraser River valley to visit a very small cheese shop. And when I say small, I really do mean small. It is family-run, they make their own cheese, and just outside the store … Continue reading

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Vancouver

When we left Ottawa on Thursday, our patio looked like this. The view from the patio here in Vancouver has quite a bit of white as well, except in this case, it’s flowers. The effect, to say the least, is … Continue reading

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