Tag Archives: Oh Canada

Driving fail(s)…

So we are back home for a visit and out of pure necessity I have been spending between 1 and 3 hours in a car each day…a few things have changed since I have last driven 1) GPS was invented … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

the answer to that is whether you are from North America or the rest of the world.  In North America the ‘winner’ of the Olympics is the one with the most medals and is therefore the USA.  I learnt today … Continue reading

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Wardrobe malfunction/good PR

Disappointingly due to the time change between Vancouver and London, the Olympic coverage we have been exposed to has been fairly minimal and almost always not live.  The one bit of film that has been making the rounds was the … Continue reading

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Grab your dogsled

Canada made the front page of the Financial Times this weekend and surprise surprise there is a picture of snow and a dogsled – I mean, how else would they pick up the G7 leaders from the airport? Shame they … Continue reading

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So domestic it hurts

Today I was so domestic it hurt  – almost physically as I just about got my pointer finger stuck in the electric beater as I tried to push an undercooked sweet potato through the rotating whisk thingies.  It is Canadian … Continue reading

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….and the loo award goes to

So we had my bother in law, sister in law and nieces for a visit this weekend.  We enjoy having visitors but if they are coming from Canada they are asked to pay for room and board in the form … Continue reading

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A simple concept made very un-simple

I think I should get a job at the UK Milk board (if one exists) because I have yet another post about milk…that’s okay it is one of the biggest search terms that brings traffic to my wee little blog … Continue reading

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