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Autumn Dreams

Our first Summer here in Canada has been good to us; beautiful sunshine, beautiful scenery and most of all, beautiful memories.

We have definitely been making the most of the outdoors this September before this amazing sunshine turns to cooler nights and eventually to snow and the long, cold winter. 52 more words

This New Life

Applying for your Visa: Some Advice on Staying Sane

When planning to move to another country for any given time, you must first contend with the often headache inducing process of applying for a visa. 1,017 more words


The Family of Jane Gartshore Smith 2

One might think of Glasgow, Scotland as being a perfect example of the effects of the Industrial Revolution, why the very catalyst for it was a Scottish invention. 767 more words


The Start Of The Goodbyes

Last week it was my birthday.
Generally I don’t really like my birthday – I get my expectations too high and spoil everyone’s surprises by guessing what they are days before. 690 more words


"OK to Forward"

There is a lot of paperwork and process associated with relocating to another country, especially if you take stuff with you. We require one last piece of paper, a Letter of Authority, in order to import our 2012 VW. 219 more words


Life and Times of Frances Murphy

Frances Murphy (nee Docherty)

I was born Frances Docherty on 26 October 1931 in my parents’ home at 12 Watson Street High Blantyre, on the outskirts of Glasgow in Scotland. 2,972 more words

Blantyre People

The Bear Necessities

Ok, so having had some feedback that my last post was “a bit ranty” (thank you nearest and dearest), it’s time to express all the positives of this dynamic, intriguing, adventurous, eye opening journey, in this; the whole lotta lovin post!  845 more words