Celebrations 🎉☃️🛍

The mood is right, the spirit's up. We're here tonight, and that's enough. Simply having a wonderful Christmas time." – Paul McCartney, "Wonderful Christmas Time" Lens-Artists Challenge #177 – Celebrating Unionville, Markham, Canada Christmas lights Unionville: Once a historic village (early 1840s through the middle - late 20th century) and now a bustling touristy hotspot … Continue reading Celebrations 🎉☃️🛍

Fresh of the Boat…..

November 2021: The 'Fresh Of The Boat' feeling as we board Air India direct flight to Toronto after a two year Covid intermission. We have been visiting Canada since 2012 but this trip was special, coming as it did after deliberating the risks, even with being double vaccinated and fulfilling ArriveCan regulations. Checked and ticked: … Continue reading Fresh of the Boat…..

Moving to another country without social media holding my hand.

26 years ago (1995), my first Accidental Expat experience, with the accompanying ifs and buts, was no glossy, glamorous paradisal adventure. The reason, there was no invasive deluge of pictures / vlogs / blogs on WhatsApp, Instagram, Google (at least in India), Yelp, Tik-Tok etc…to hold my hand in the hit-and-run learning experiences in an … Continue reading Moving to another country without social media holding my hand.