Whistler, British Columbia. Canada Highway 99

Ninety miles along the Howe Sound from Vancouver, through the dense pine forest s should go down as ‘must do road’. Following Canada Highway 99 was stunning. The day was ‘Canada Day’ which to an American means that their birthday’s nation is only three days away! Now I am not a skier, mountain biker or any other downhill activity but Whistler is a sophisticated and … Continue reading Whistler, British Columbia. Canada Highway 99

Heathrow T2

On my way to Vancouver and disappointed to find no Pret at Heathrow Terminal 2. Just an EAT that needs to learn from its new masters. The queue for coffee was insane and if I hadn’t moaned my hot food would have been cold by the time my ticket number 655 had its matching coffee. The manager sorted it rather than give a refund that … Continue reading Heathrow T2


I try to steer away from politics but have to vent from time to time. The UK is in the process of selecting a new Prime Minister – well the Conservative Party is – us mere mortals won’t get a say. The currency markets are as flat as a pancake in anticipation of who will lead the UK out of Brexit. Three years ago the … Continue reading Uncertainty!

Anyone Looking for a New Job in eating BBQ?

Fancy earning $10,000 for travelling around the States eating BBQ? Have a look at this job description Reynolds Wrap are looking for someone this summer to travel around the states eating BBQ. I wasn’t sure if Reynolds Wrap was a chain of sandwich shops so was surprised to find they make tin foil (aluminum) and are actually a New Zealand company. I can’t apply unfortunately … Continue reading Anyone Looking for a New Job in eating BBQ?