Being Canadian in a faraway land means that I often find myself explaining a few things about Thanksgiving. People seem to be a bit more knowlegeable about the American version and get thrown when I start planning for a Thanksgiving meal in October. Just to clarify, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving at the end of November which… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
I know I am quite lucky to have a signifcant other who likes foraging as much as I do. Yesterday morning we woke up and our first big connundrum was to decide what to do with the day. Queue mutual foraging passion – my suggestion to go lobstering at the Lihou Causeway was met with… Continue reading Let there be Lobsters (or Crabs)
*previously penned in March 2016* The past few weekends have been quite busy here in my little corner of Guernsey as I am moving house and have been sorting out clothes, dishes and packing up boxes. Since arriving in Guernsey in 2013 I have been living in a beautiful, dreamy, lovely, cozy, rustic-yet-comfortable barn. … Continue reading House Hunting in Guernsey: Savings Strategies
Edit: this post was originally published in 2013 and has been reposted. Last time I was in Guernsey I stayed in La Barbarie Hotel in St Martin’s Parish. But this time around I wanted to stay in a different area of the island, and after a bit of research I determined that it was more… Continue reading Rambling St. Saviour’s Parish
Earlier this month it was Liberation Day and I had full intentions of avoiding the crowd of people gathered in town. Instead I chose to partake in Visit Guernsey’s Tasty Walk #10: Occupation Memories and Smugglers Tales, which is a self-guided walk through the Forest parish. Unfortunately it rained cats and dogs on Liberation Day… Continue reading A Review of Tasty Walk #10 Occupation Memories and Smugglers Tales