The Final Countdown…

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 in Vancouver | 5 comments

Well I can’t believe we are back here again, preparing to do a massive move to another country. And we feel…exactly the same as we did this time last year! As I mentioned in my last post, we are feeling a bit numb about it at the moment. I have moments of being really excited about seeing people and being back in the UK (hello UK chocolate, tea bags, cheese, and heinz beans & sausages!) But then also moments of being quite upset...

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Our first visitors

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in Things To Do, Vancouver | 2 comments

Almost two weeks ago, our first visitors from home arrived! My sister Amy and her husband Dave came to visit us for a couple of weeks and it was lovely having some familiar faces around to show off the city to! We dropped them off at the airport last night and it was a little strange to come back to an empty flat. During their time here both Natalie and I had to work during the week, but we had some great nights out after work, and at the...

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Droppin’ some dolla’

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 in Things To Do, Vancouver | 2 comments

Last Wednesday, Nick and I went for what we thought was a stroll round False Creek to get some photos at sunset. One of us had the idea of getting some shots from Kitsilano as the sun was going down. For some reason we ended up walking the entire way and we walked almost 8km! By the time we got to Kitsilano it was too dark to get any decent photos so we got the bus back and moaned about how much our feet hurt all the way home! We did get some...

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Health, work, football, and other thoughts

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in Settling In, Things To Do | 0 comments

I thought I’d finally post an update from me as I’ve been a bit of a miserable bastard until about a week ago, meaning I didn’t really feel like writing about what we had been doing. Fortunately Natalie has been keeping the blog up to date so it’s not all bad. I’ve bored people to death with the story of me biting my tongue whilst eating steak in London before we came to Canada, but I do feel like that is where all...

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Nick’s top 5 ‘things to look forward to’ in Vancouver

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 in Things To Do, Vancouver | 11 comments

#1 – Going to see the Vancouver Canucks I’ve always had an interest in Ice Hockey, unfortunately the closest I’ve ever got to playing it was at school, and that was just normal hockey (the type that girls play). I have fond memories of playing NHL ’95 on my Mega Drive, not really understanding what was going on. More recently (well, 5 years ago roughly) I remember watching some of the Stanley Cup Playoff games in the early hours on...

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