Squelchy Mud + Kids = Fun

We explore and learn together. The exceptionally warm, sunny February weather beckoned us outdoors for a family walk on Sunday afternoon. With old clothes on and rubber boots – just in case we found mud – we headed down Cougar Creek toward the Bow River. A walk with my kids is a lot like a […]


As a Travel Writer I can provide entertaining and informative articles with original photographs from the following places we’ve travelled to with our kids: Badlands (Alberta), Belize, Canadian Rocky Mountains, England, France, Galapagos Islands, Mindo (Cloud Forest, Ecuador), Moab (Utah, USA), Scotland, Vancouver Island, Yellowstone National Park (USA). I bring a huge variety of experiences […]

Backcountry with Baby

A four hour ski with a four month old baby – no problem, right? Erin started to cry the minute we loaded her into the Chariot. Elks Lakes Cabin in BC, one of the Alpine Club of Canada’s backcountry huts, seemed like a good place for our first family backcountry adventure. It was an easy […]

Have a Ball!

Sweet fun in the sun! Here’s a great way to get the kids rolling outside with the reward of a tasty treat. This ice cream ball is a simple concept, a metal cylinder inside gets pre-chilled in the freezer, add the ingredients and shake it until it’s firm enough to eat, about twenty minutes. My […]

Backpacking Ups and Downs

All about backpacking around the Skoki loop in the Canadian Rockies. Would we survive the mosquitos and an untried dehydrated breakfast?