Hidden Haul Outs In the South Pacific

It seems appropriate that as we FINALLY leave the boatyard here in the Philippines a round-up of yards that we have used and discovered on our travels through the South Pacific is published in Cruising World Magazine. If you are looking for a place to do work, hide during cyclone season or store the boat…

The heat is on

When I was in my early 20’s and traveling around Thailand I came across a photo studio in Phuket that was selling reprints of old negatives. It was obvious that the photos were from a personal collection; more everyday life pictures  than set up shots. Most seemed to have been taken in the 40’s, 50’s…

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

It really is. Last year Steve was working overseas during the holidays and I spent Christmas Day alone. I didn’t think anything was missing from my celebrations, I went through the motions. I listened to endless hours of Christmas music while slaving over a hot oven. I had watched all the classic Christmas movies while…

A Sweet Idea

Are you still looking for that perfect gift for the hard-to-buy for person on your list? Or maybe just a little something for yourself? Know an art lover? Or a sugar addict? I have the perfect gift idea! Limited Edition Postcards, individually signed and delivered to your door!

The View from the Other Side

As the final countdown to Christmas begins the days are noticeably longer in the Southern hemisphere. This is not exactly putting my cold Canadian heart in the festive mood. I really am dreaming of a white Christmas. Thankfully we’ve recently gotten some much needed rain. I am talking middle of the night downpours with thunder…

Home Sweet Home

We just returned from a trip to Australia-hence the silence on the blog front this past month. At the end of August Steve was finishing up his work contract overseas and I was finishing up the time on my Fijian visa- it seemed like a perfect excuse to meet in the middle and reconnect. It…