We miss Vovó

Wow, these past three weeks went by on a blink of an eye. Wasn’t it yesterday that my mum arrived and opened up her suitcase filled with handmade goodness for Marta and Liliana? So how come she’s already gone? All I can say is that we had a wonderful time together. We …

Almost

We wanted to take my mum to see the leaves turning colours before she goes back to Brazil. After all, this is the highlight of the Canadian autumn. We took her to Eaton Hall,  a park that was recommended by a friend as a good place for enjoying this spectacle …

On loan

One nice feature of our GP’s practice back in Stroud is a woven wall hanging in the waiting room. It always caught my attention and I just couldn’t help but admiring it every time I went there. But why am I telling you this? Well, very recently one of the teachers at the …

Bye bye Summer, hello Autumn

Today we greet the Autumn and t is with a lot of anticipation that I look forward to the most beautiful season …

Trip to Niagara Falls, Canada side

We’ve been meaning to visit Niagara Falls since we first came to Toronto for Warren’s job interview year and a half ago.  Yesterday …

The last harvest from our garden

Grapes! Yes, they are another treat from our amazing garden. There are mature grapevines growing on our bedroom’s balcony and around the bathroom …

Precious gifts

What a blessing it is to have family that is willing to travel far to see us. We have been enjoying vovó Celina …

Happy Anniversary

Warren and I celebrated our wedding anniversary yesterday.  It was only three years ago we were at the beautiful Emerson College, in …

Brazilian Day Canada

Today we ventured into the big city to congregate with fellow Brazilians and help celebrate the “7th of September” which is Brazil’s …

The potato harvest

As far as potato crops go ours could be considered a failure. We got out roughly what we’d put in the ground …