Freedom on two wheels

I’ve mostly spent summer in Vancouver on two wheels. I’ve commuted to work on my bike. I’ve sped along the cycle paths to catch the evening sun. I’ve exerted myself up hills to… Continue reading

3 positives in 5 days…from Vancouver

A good friend has nominated me to write down three positive things over five days. I am grateful for all of my experiences in Vancouver and even more so that the majority right… Continue reading

Have a happy heart

1. Breathe. Move with the breath and know that everything changes. We evolve. Nothing stays the same. 2. Take your time. It will happen when it happens. 3. Move. Peddle. Stretch. Early in… Continue reading

h a p p i n e s s

Happiness is a lazy Sunday afternoon.  Happiness is sitting on Kitsilano beach with a coffee and a good book.  Happiness is feeling the gentle breeze fly through your hair.  Happiness is feeling the… Continue reading

Things I’ve learnt so far

1. Canadians are like super friendly and helpful, right!! Coming from London the difference in attitudes and outlook is a refreshing change. It brings a whole new meaning to the saying ‘strangers are just… Continue reading

Bear Aware

My new running route at Capilano River, North Vancouver. Don’t panic: I am “bear aware” and I will be wearing bear bells on my trainers so Mama Bear knows I’m not coming to… Continue reading

Serendipity

I’ve long been fascinated by meaning in language and semiotics, or signs. How else do we make sense of our world? Serendipity is apparently one of the nation’s favourite words. It has a… Continue reading

The Last Commute

Farringdon.  Screeching of metal on the tracks, familiar whir of the train engine & rustling of newspaper.  Blackfriars Bridge An enormous orange orb sinks from the sky. Just a girl with flowers on… Continue reading

TO BUY OR NOT TO BUY

Marsha Hunt, the mother of Mick Jagger’s first child and inspiration for Rolling Stones’ hit Brown Sugar, is selling letters Jagger wrote to her in the summer of ’69. According to the Guardian… Continue reading

POSTCARD GALLERY #8

This postcard was used as a promotional flyer by the Beirut Groove Collective. The text ‘DEAR BABY, HOW ARE YOU?’ are the lyrics of songwriter and poet Gill Scott-Heron, which suitably fit with… Continue reading