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Turf

All photos taken on May 21, 2022. We had arrived in Victoria yesterday right at supper time and arrived at Grampa’s place bearing take out Italian food. While the food may have been fine, if dining in, it suffered in transport and Grampa lobbied us to take him to his favourite Italian restaurant instead. WeContinue reading “Turf”

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Shore Lunch

All photos taken on May 20, 2022. Today, we were leaving Port Renfrew and heading to Nanaimo to drop K and Benji for the ferry back to Vancouver, then the remaining 3 of us were going to Victoria to visit Pat’s Dad. It was a journey of some 3 1/2 hours all told, so weContinue reading “Shore Lunch”

Bagel Breakfast with a View

All photos taken on May 15, 2022. Today would be our last full day in Vancouver on this trip. Tomorrow, we were off to Vancouver Island for 8 days. We still had some hunting and gathering to do for groceries for our stay in Port Renfrew. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click hereContinue reading “Bagel Breakfast with a View”

the Great Pie Caper

All photos taken on May 14, 2022. No trip to Vancouver is ever complete without a trip to Tartine Bread and Pies on Beach Avenue for a whole sour cherry pie. As if we had not walked far enough today, we volunteered to pick up the pie and bring the supper B & K hadContinue reading “the Great Pie Caper”

End of an Era

Photos taken on a variety of dates. It is indeed a sad day and the end of an era. After 18 years in business on Whyte Avenue, our favourite restaurant, Langano Skies (Ethiopian cuisine) closed their doors to guests on June 19/22. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to newContinue reading “End of an Era”

Road Trip – Car Food Coping

All photos taken on October 10, 2021 on our 10 hour drive home from Kamloops to Beaumont. When you are on a long drive, it is important to be well fed or is that welllll….fed? Keep in mind, this was the Canadian Thanksgiving Day weekend and we definitely did not bring a turkey dinner withContinue reading “Road Trip – Car Food Coping”

Road Trip – Exploring Sooke, Kind of…

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are viewing on your phone is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on our October 7, 2021 trip into Sooke. Sooke was not really far away, as the boat sails or as the crow flies. As the car drivesContinue reading “Road Trip – Exploring Sooke, Kind of…”

Lox of Bagels

All but one of the photos taken on our November 27, 2021. The good thing about always having Levain Mother on the go, is that you can adapt pretty quickly to any baking requests. My beloved’s birthday was fast approaching and I know that one of her travel favourites is a good lox bagel. AlthoughContinue reading “Lox of Bagels”

Road Trip – Please Sir – May I Have S’more

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken September 25, 2021 at Patricia Lake Bungalows. In all the years we have been going to PLB, we have never once sat around the resortContinue reading “Road Trip – Please Sir – May I Have S’more”