Louise Queen

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A day out with our new truck

In Sites and Sounds on November 22, 2009 at 5:57 pm

Now that both Cameron and I are both official Canadian Permanent Residents, we thought we’d celebrate the Canadian way – by buying ourselves a rather large truck..

We only collected it yesterday and since today was such a beautiful day we thought we’d go on a little adventure. After a breakfast of homemade hash browns and bacon (thanks to my lovely husband) we headed off towards Rissers beach.

Rissers beach

We found some cool shells and even a massive lobster claw – I bet there would have been some good eating on this guy! We’re looking forward to eating some lobster again soon (lobster season has just started).

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A visit from Cait

In Sites and Sounds on August 5, 2009 at 9:32 am

Last week one of my oldest friends from Scotland came over to visit. We spent quite a lot of time at the beach…

Cait @ Bayswater Beach

Cait @ Bayswater Beach

They even had lifeguards on duty…

Lifeguards

Lifeguards

Eventually we plucked up the courage to jump in the Atlantic for a swim, however, sadly don’t have any photographic proof!

We also explored Aspotogen Pointe…

Mermaid

Mermaid

Cait thought she’d try her hand at being a mermaid but sadly her singing wasn’t good enough to attract any local sailors. Read the rest of this entry »

A special dedication…

In Sites and Sounds on March 26, 2009 at 11:29 am

Caitlin,
So so sorry that I missed you out of my previous Scotland posts – It was purely by mistake!

As you mentioned we did in fact try to go to Portsoy beach but it was so bloody muddy that we couldn’t make it down the path (the path runs down the side of the cliff, so it’s pretty steep).

Portsoy

So we gave up, turned around and headed back to Huntly. If you’re not from the Huntly area, you simply will never understand the attraction but to us its ‘home.’ It’s also home to Rizza Ice Cream & Sweetie shop and a trip to Huntly wouldn’t be complete without an ice cream and some penny sweeties!

Rizza Ice Cream

Rizza Ice Cream

After a stroll round Huntly and a trip to visit your parents we return to my parent’s house to play some Wii – you better admit that I kicked your ass 😛

Cait

Cait

Wii

Wii

Thank you for a great day and so once again for missing you out before!

Jock the Jeep

In My day to day on October 25, 2008 at 8:09 pm

Not had much chance to get online the last couple of days so thought I would just give you a quick run down of what we’ve been up to…

25th – Went to Liverpool (nice name) to pick up our new car now officially known as “Jock the Jeep”.

Jock the Jeep

Jock the Jeep

After picking Jock up from the garage, we decided to let him stretch his legs… Read the rest of this entry »

Driving in Canada / Exploring the sites

In My day to day on October 18, 2008 at 5:48 pm

Drove for the very first time on the wrong side of the road and I was driving a big truck! Very exciting, now just need to persuade my husband to buy me the big truck! After driving big trucks we headed to Cherryhill beach where sadly the tide was in but we had a little walk and saw some loons (Northern Divers) so now I know what the bird on the CAD $1 piece looks like.

Us @ Cherryhill

Us @ Cherryhill

After our wee stroll… Read the rest of this entry »