High Above the Clouds – Pico de las Nieves & a Farmer’s Market

Pico de las Nieves is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.942m (6,371ft) above the sea level, located in the island of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain. It’s the highest peak of the island. The name means ‘peak of snows’ in Spanish and refers to the fact that several pools (neveras in Spanish) … More High Above the Clouds – Pico de las Nieves & a Farmer’s Market

Passport Saga – The Finale. Spring Weather and on the Home Stretch Now

Hello lovely readers. If you’ve been following this Blog, you’ll know about my passport nightmare. If not, you can catch up here and here. As of March 16th, still no Citizenship Certificate despite my MP’s office sending 2 emails both with no response. I politely email her back and suggest that maybe it’s time for … More Passport Saga – The Finale. Spring Weather and on the Home Stretch Now

Harvestfest/Winterfest, Lucy Settling In & a Trip to the Italian Store

My husband, Michael, is from Viking descent, and so we incorporate some of the Norse holidays and feasts into our life. October 31st is Halloween for most people. For us it’s Harvestfest/Winterfest, for others it’s Samhain. Whatever you call it, it’s as good excuse as any for a feast and, of course, wine. “Wine” for … More Harvestfest/Winterfest, Lucy Settling In & a Trip to the Italian Store

Fort Edmonton, A Taste of Edmonton, A Drive Through the Farmlands

Hello everyone. It’s been a busy couple of weeks, I tell ya! First of all, a day out at Fort Edmonton Park. It’s a historic walk through Edmonton’s history from 1885 to the 1920’s. The first thing we saw was the old train that takes passengers to and from various places in the park. We … More Fort Edmonton, A Taste of Edmonton, A Drive Through the Farmlands