Category: Travel

Oh I forgot that!

September 2nd, 2015
On our recent holiday to Mykonos we forgot when this was taken.....:crazy: Times really are flying by....I Love my husband for the advantages and the adventures we have together..... more »

Longtime.....first camping trip

June 11th, 2014
Longtime.....its been a long winter and we have finally getting out and about our new room mate Travis, took us to a campsite in British Columbia near the hot spring we went too a few years back more »

There and back

January 24th, 2012
so last week we got the email which told us that our applications for permanent residency in Canada had been approved :DThey requested our pasports and things but as I am due to flight back to the uk we decised to tavel to Candain Office in Buffolo i… more »

Holiday in Vancouver and Whistler

December 20th, 2011
We have just had a couple of weeks holiday and we wnt to Vancouver to visit some friends and then on to Whislter skiing.We last visited Vancouver 10 years ago and downtown has really changed, we went for a walk on the waterfront around were we stayed… more »

The Bike and The Bow

September 23rd, 2011
One of the things I have loved while I have been here in Calgary over the summer is have a bike and taking rides around the bow river, the river has a great pathway for bike to use which can take you on may journeys around the rover into different parts… more »

A weekend a Sylvan Lake

August 29th, 2011
We spent last weekend at Sylvan lake with was great the weather was hot and sunny and being by the water was nice, if not a bit chilly;)We went to the water park there, its not much but when the weather is sunny and hot is a lot of fun.[v… more »

Birthday in British Columbia

August 10th, 2011
Last weekend was my 45th and we went camping in Britich Coulumba, last year we went camping on my birthdayWe camped at Radium spring which has a hot springs the two is in the rocky mountains as in trigrams, we did have nice weather which always h… more »

Stampede and Rafting

July 19th, 2011
It's been a busy week, last week end we went to the Calgary Stampede, which was great although we did not go to the Rodo this time we have great fun walking around and seein the place, the weather was great, here are a couple of picsLast weeken… more »

Life After BIMM: The Business

April 14th, 2011
have been thinking about life after BIMM, there are a great deal of thinkis that I want to do, I want to play play, I want to learn, you should never stop learning I want to find out about play and record inad writeing about drums and music, but its a b… more »

Drummers: The Score-Music Interface

March 28th, 2011
Following on from a lesson we had last term with Pat Garvey were we had to get up and sight read a song from a drum score, I decided to try this again but to understand what the process also is not about to doing it it's about the interface between notes… more »

Term 2 Week 10: Exam Week

March 21st, 2011
So its been done!The first half of the week was all exams and solo performance. I think everything went ok but I am really pleased with my solo performance, the performance of the track went really well, I had great initial feedback but all i could r… more »

Scissor Sisters and Hoo Doos in the Badlands

September 6th, 2010
The week started in Toronto with an intimate concert with the Scissor Sisters. It was a great show - its amazing how energetic Jake Sheers and Ana Matronic are on stage, and how well they worked the crowd. Some of it was work - I learned a lot from watch… more »

Backcountry Canoing in Algonquin Park

August 9th, 2010
Last yearthis yearquite/still more »

Camping Near Port Dover

July 24th, 2010
Well last weekend we went camping down near Port Dover.The weather was really nice and we could not have asked for nicer. we arrive on Friday night and after setting up camp and getting eaten alive by bugs we set about using out new camp site oven to… more »

Whistler skiing

April 10th, 2010
Me & Dave have been skiing in Whistler for the week. Stayed at the Fairmont Chaituere which was really nice. Our days consisted of breakfast on the mountain then skiing until about 1 or 2 o' clock then some time spent in the jacuzzi and spa. more »

It's Holiday time

April 1st, 2010
So we are off skiing to Whistler next week :D A whole week of not drumming along time since that happened.This week I have been practicing different tracks fro next term and practicing my sight reading with my iPhone app… more »

Xmas 2009

December 30th, 2009
Its been a quite Xmas in Toronto, amazingly there has been on snow in Downtown. We have been to see Avatar with was amazing and yesterday we went to Second City to see a comedy sketch show. We have been looking a number of apartments and put in an offer… more »

Wilderness Canoeing in Algonquin Park

August 19th, 2009
Last weekend we spent a tough but magical three days canoeing in Algonquin park. The idea was Dave's as he wanted to experience the true wilderness, and it truly was, no mobile phone signal, no roads, no shops and no rescue if things got tricky, with the… more »

2nd Wedding Anniversary (Paper)

July 31st, 2009
We had a great time on our 2nd Wedding Anniversary (Paper) earlier this week. I had booked us into the revolving restaurant at the CN Tower, the food was great and the views spectacular, we saw in the distance a thunder storm which was very impressive. Y… more »

Elora Gorge Camping

July 26th, 2009
This weekend we went to Elora Gorge - camping. It rained. It took us about 4 hours to get there from Toronto - crazy Friday afternoon Toronto traffic in the rain. But the campsite was really nice...On Friday night we cooked Wieners on the fire wi… more »

Toronto adventure begins...

July 19th, 2009
We have moved in to our fabulous apartment at 50 John St in the heart of the Entertainment District, just down from the Rogers Centre and the CN Tower. From the roof top of the apartment you have a great view of the CN Tower. I have started to… more »

The first World Tour Video

July 11th, 2009
Mucking around with iMovie and this is what we created.... [video:youtube:sAOuwSoxqVo] more »

Two Weeks Holiday

July 9th, 2009
We just got back from 2 weeks holiday - 1 week visiting family and friends in the UK, and 1 week in Mykonos, Greece. I eventually managed to drag Dave back to the UK so that he could visit family and friends. This was Dave's first time in the UK for m… more »