Category Archives: hobbies

A Salt Spring Island Escapade

Last September I turned the grand old age of 33. To celebrate this and the fact that I still felt so young and adventurous despite being a fully-fledged adult, team paprika ventured to Salt Spring Island for a spot of camping. Continue reading

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Recovery & Tranquility in Tofino

I went to Tofino with my whole tribe, to relax and recover following a difficult month after losing my father. Continue reading

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Carefree in Kaua’i

My top tips and experiences for travelling to Kauai Continue reading

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Renovating our 1940’s cottage… The main living room

Another update on our home renovations, this time featuring the living room! We didn’t plan on touching the living room, not until we’d been living here for some time anyway. Although the paint colours were not quite to our taste, … Continue reading

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Renovating our 1940’s cottage… The bathroom

Well, it’s been a long, long, long, hot, busy summer! But an amazing one no less. In May, the hubs and I took ownership of our first Canadian house, in Victoria, BC. It had been a long journey… we’d looked … Continue reading

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Learning to paint with Tim Gagnon – Between The Red

Since I finished my doctorate, I’ve been picking up various artistic pursuits once again (I used to have far too many hobbies as a child and I was an avid Blue Peter fan! To be honest, not much has changed, … Continue reading

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