The boys

When you get married you think about having a family. Some people have a clear idea of how many children you want and there’s no debate – looking for a baseball team! Other people take it one at a time. That was certainly us, and Wendy had health issues with each pregnancy so when we…

Mountain Norquay

Here he is – well I was there too – on the summit of Mount Lady MacDonald overlooking Canmore AB. This was 26 July 2003 as you can see. An early attempt by Philip and me to do some scrambling on our own. We survived! We quickly fell in love with the pain of the…

Our happy place – one year

Wendy and I like watching a BBC television show called Escape to the Country. The premise for the show is that people who have lived in an urban setting for work or other reasons come to a place where they want to sell and buy a home somewhere in the country. BBC then has a…