What’s the story? – Last year



It is a year ago today that my Sister, Brother-in-law, Niece and Nephew flew over to visit us here in Canada.


I never expected anyone to visit us here, I hope they would of course, but transatlantic air travel is expensive so I didn’t expect it.  When we were chatting on Skype in January last year and they mentioned booking flights to come over I had to restrain myself from getting too excited incase it didn’t happen but it was only a few hours later that my Brother-In-Law text me to say the flights were booked.


We had an amazing 2 weeks together and I am so glad they came over to see us.  I loved showing them Toronto, taking them to watch a lacrosse game and to visit one of my favourite places, Niagara Falls.


Niagara Falls in particular was a very special time for me, I remember studying it during my geography A level at school and adding it to a mental list of places around the world I wanted to visit.  My first visit there in 2007 was such an amazing experience for me and being able to share that experience with my Sister, Brother-in-law, Niece and Nephew a few years later was incredibly special, especially as I now live so close to it.


So today I am reminiscing on the fantastic time we had last year, and instead of getting sad because I miss them I am going to be grateful that they came over.

6 thoughts on “What’s the story? – Last year

  1. Charly Dove

    Aww that’s a lovely post Lou. It must have been great for them to come over and I’m sure they will again as soon as they can. It makes such a difference seeing people but it’s hard I know (we have really good friends in NZ!). What amazing photos though, Niagra looks absolutely incredible. Wonderful post, thank you so much for sharing #whatsthestory

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