The perfect spot

Yesterday we took the girls to beach for the first time since we arrived in Rio. This is actually the same spot where my parents used to take my sister and I when we were kids and there I played with the mermaids, I gave parties for the fish and …

Hello from Rio

The pictures below don’t quite look like Toronto this time of the year. That’s right. We’ve been in Rio now for three days and still adapting to the roasting temperatures. World climate seems to be crazy all over, and it’s not any different here. Tomorrow they are predicting a high …

Oh, what a joy

It is such a joy to see Marta and Liliana playing with the toys we make for them. It is very rewarding after all the love and work that we put into them. The wind wands were my Christmas present for the girls and their play was completely spontaneous. I never take pictures of the children when they are immersed in …

Stroud

It has now been a  year since we left England to move to Canada. It was such an intense year, as you …

Who is St. Valentine?

And why is he connected with romantic love? You can see that Valentine’s day is not much in my culture as it is …

Birthday crowns

Things have been slow here ,crafts wise. Both Marta and Liliana had a bad cold that pretty much rocked our rhythm for …

Hmmm… tasty bread!

I’m always amazed at how the bread baking workshop that Warren runs manages to gather such a nice group of people, every time! …

Winter fun

Saturday morning we headed out to our favourite park in the area to enjoy the fun the Winter has to offer. The lake …

I couldn’t resist

A couple of weeks ago we had the wonderful news that my sister is expecting her first child. I just can’t tell …

I never get tired…

… of watching my children play     Eu nunca me canso de ver as crianças brincando.