34+ years ago, give or take a day

April 17, 2019

In the Spring of 1985, Barbara had quit her job as broker’s assistant in the stock market and was at loose ends;  Jeff was 7, Nikki was ...

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Gregory and Julie, Thailand

April 11, 2019

The photo of my wife Julie and me was taken at Sai Ngam (Beautiful Banyan), the largest and oldest banyan tree in Thailand, situat...

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Fran the mariner

April 11, 2019

"We were paddling through the wilds of Burnaby when out of the blue, a green buoy appeared! 'On which side should we ...

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Henry in Zanzibar

March 17, 2019

Hi Nikki, Last week we were touring an organic spice farm in Zanzibar. Crowns woven from palm branches were presented to us. It was...

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Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club

March 16, 2019

We held our annual general meeting and have a photo showing several club members wearing Hats and clothing.  The Surrey Trekk...

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Dick, International man of wine

March 9, 2019

Dick is an international wine salesperson. Here he is in Shanghai. "I used to be ignored by Millennials at trade shows, until I sta...

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Paul and Richard

February 9, 2019

Hi Nikki, Here's a photo of my old hat that you asked for. You can see the weird coloured flecks in the material as a result of me dyeing i...

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Kim and her hat

January 31, 2019


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Behind the scenes – the inventory planning process

January 24, 2019

I wanted to share a little bit of 'behind the scenes' from our store. If you're visiting us in store over the next few weeks you may see sam...

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Barry and Mary, India

December 29, 2018

Standing beside this beautifully decorated camel in Puskar was a better experience than the subsequent ride. Mary found that the trip...

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