Expats · Toronto

Expat Diaries: Getting Ready for Home

I can’t help it. The more the clock ticks, the more I am thinking about home. I feel like I’ve already mentally checked out of Toronto – maybe I never really checked in. But either way, the exciting part of our expat adventure has come to an end, there are no more ‘exploring Canada’ trips… Continue reading Expat Diaries: Getting Ready for Home

Expats · Travel

Exploring Canada: Jasper and Athabasca Glacier

I envisaged last week, after we returned to Toronto from our trip west, to be something of a creative week. With no prior commitments, I saw it as an opportunity to knuckle down with a bit of writing… hopefully complete another chapter of my novel and pin down a few blog posts. But in reality,… Continue reading Exploring Canada: Jasper and Athabasca Glacier

Expats · Travel

Exploring Canada (part 2): Whistler and Wells Gray Park

I am writing this from a Starbucks within an Indigo bookshop. It feels very Déjà vu, as this is where I’d come to escape our shoebox apartment when we first arrived in Toronto and I wasn’t yet working. It’s funny how much the view from the window has changed in what can’t be more than… Continue reading Exploring Canada (part 2): Whistler and Wells Gray Park