Category Archives: Livin’ Vimy

Remembering

ATTN: BLOG HIATUS BROKEN. Huzzah! I have once again restored and fully refreshed my blogging willpower, and I have, surprisingly Encounters with Canada to thank. A few weeks ago I was asked to speak in front of a group of … Continue reading

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Amsterdam – 4 Girls – 3 Countries – 2 Hours – 1 Helluva Time

Wow Natalie, get better at blogging. So this trip I’m about to describe happened over a month ago so please bare with. Del, Gen, Rosalie and myself all decided to rent a car and make our way over to the … Continue reading

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Perks of the Job

Paid visits to the French Headquarters of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Attending the Menin Gate Ceremony in Ypres Belgium. Working with this rag-tag team. Getting paid to stumble into random cathedrals. Field trips to the Ypres Salient: Visits from … Continue reading

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Madrid or Where the Shopping’s Good, the Beer’s Great, and the Food is ….

My lovely cousin, Colleen, had been living in Madrid since May 22nd so I decided that since EasyJet flies pretty cheaply to Madrid, why not visit some family? Allison, April and myself all had the 7th and 8th off so … Continue reading

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Normandy: Saltwater Toes and the Middle Ages

Work for the next 5 days after Prague was a total blur. Our schedule was made until the 5th, and because myself and four of the other guides – Allison, Derek, Sao-Mai, and Jess – all had two days off … Continue reading

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Walk when the Locals Do or How to Fail at Avoiding Looking like a Tourist in Prague

So, hopefully everyone is all caught up from my last edition. Though I trust you all are. After talking to the information booth in Terminal 2 of Charles de Gaulle, we were set up with a spot to sleep. We … Continue reading

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One Man, One Kit or How to Not Make it to Prague 101

I haven’t been writing in the past few weeks, work work work and work. Loving every minute of it. When not working, many cheap beers and dance parties ensue. More on that later. Because we work five days a week, … Continue reading

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