A blessing was sent in the mail to me the other day: a gift card for Anthropologie. So I was able to do one final shop at my favourite North American store. Here’s what I got: metallic wedge sandals (perfect for my future life on a bike!), a “seafoam” latte bowl (a quintessential Anthro item) and this retro magnetic timer I’ve wanted for ages (so I’ll stop burning all my muffins!)
I’ll miss you Anthro!
Gee I’m going to miss the array of great shopping for kids clothes and toys, particularly this little gem in Kerrisdale!
No I’m not pregnant! But if you’ve been reading my ‘last 31 days’ in Vancouver, you’ll be silly if you haven’t realised that we’re obviously leaving Vancouver. Well we are. My husband was offered a job in Odense, Denmark as a university professor back in April and we accepted the job and fly out tomorrow! We are feeling a mixture of excitement and fear. We both moved out to Vancouver seven years ago as bright-eyed newlyweds, began our married life here and had our two kids and now we are moving across the world with a 5 and 2 year old, embarking on the next stage of our life. It’s huge! So, what will happen to SSM? At this stage, I’m not sure. I’m keen to see what the Mom blogging community is like in Denmark and I guess I’ll just see what happens. But please, bear with me, I’m not going to leave you, just be patient! Please, keep reading to follow our adventures in Europe!
Our little house by the lake in Odense, Denmark!
at Cafe Medina, a must-do when downtown!
This is where it all happens in Vancouver – some of the best shopping (in my opinion) on the southern end in South Granville and all the concerts/movies/seedy stores/interesting characters on the north side of the street. It’s the centre of downtown Vancouver and the first view we had of Vancouver when we arrived 7 years ago! Like it or not, you can’t avoid this street!
I may be Australian, but after living in Canada for 7 years I do feel like I need to back Canada during the Olympics.
Who do you go for – your birth country or your country of residence?
I’d go here every week if it were closer to our house! Best cafe for Moms who really love their coffee and being able to chat with friends – Little Nest keeps every child entertained!
- West Point Grey
The upside of living in a rainy, moist city is that there are always plenty of gorgeous gardens to admire. Walking around the streets of Point Grey and visiting friends lucky enough to live here always inspires the green thumb in me!
A photo dump of our life lately…
packing boxes, watermelon on the stairs, walks in UBC Pacific Spirit park, spray parks, more boxes, berry picking, summer outfit, running in the fields, kids in front of a red door, a parent-friendly cafe, smiles in the midst of a tough month – good-bye Canada, we’ll miss you!