Saturday, the air has cleared.

 

I did mean to say about Thursday that it was such a long day I had two afternoon teas; and that’s a first! One in the lounge at Heathrow; well the flight was delayed! And they served afternoon tea on the plane about an hour before we landed. P.S. The room has a balcony!

Everybody we over hear, is just so excited that precipitation is on its way and the wind in front of it has at last cleared the air. The poor folk of Vancouver, apparently have for many, many days been living in smoke and unable to see the blue sky or even their mountains. But now the thought of rain has raised their excitement levels almost to crisis point.

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                                            So here I am, just hanging out!

We meanwhile, toddled off to Granville island on a tiny little ferry and hit the many markets. Found the most amazing broom shop; the smell was out of this world. Paused for lunch and Malcolm had a rather naff piece of swordfish, so cold it was sent back twice but, quite rightly not put on the bill!

 

And finally we took a taxi to Gastown, where we watched a steam clock chime the quarter and didn’t bother paying two dollars to look at a shrine to Bob Marley and Jimmy Hendrix, which was closed anyway when we got there! Oh yes and we saw some new faces today.

So, tomorrow is the float plane ride! But rain is forecast and for ex LWT folk who remember, we hopefully are meeting Ken Shane for ‘brunch’! Watch this space.

M & M ☔️☔️🇨🇦🇨🇦