80 miles in the Cotswolds: Slow, sweaty, smiling (while sometimes silently swearing)

Sunday morning dawned bright and beautiful, with only a hint of ominous clouds in the distance. Caley is part of the Cowley Road Condors Cycling Club, and she told me they had a “superfun 75ish k ride through the Cotswolds.” “It says it is not going to be hilly” she reassured me. Lies, all lies. … More 80 miles in the Cotswolds: Slow, sweaty, smiling (while sometimes silently swearing)

An afternoon in Oxford

After my longer-than-expected ride yesterday, I skipped out on Caley’s cycling group Saturday ride, choosing to laze in bed. When she returned, we rode to the city centre to explore the quaint streets. Oxford, as you might expect, is beautiful. You can almost taste the prestigious history of this “city of dreaming spires.” Wandering around … More An afternoon in Oxford

Sisters in the wild: Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands

As mentioned in my previous post, I mentioned that during my recent trip to Canada, I spent a few days camping with my sisters. We headed to Queen Elizabeth II wilderness area, a non-operating park is located in the Kawarthas. QEII is beautiful, natural, and wild. ¬†As a non-operating park, there are marked sites, but … More Sisters in the wild: Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands

A few days with family : Brownsville & Owen Sound, Canada

I have been been really looking forward to getting to spend time with this eccentric bunch of humans that I am lucky to call my family. Definitely a highlight of my visit to Canada was to spend a bit of time with this colourful crew doing so many of my favourite things. An essential activity … More A few days with family : Brownsville & Owen Sound, Canada