I’ve written over 200 articles here about our story of how we moved to Prince Edward Island. For months now I’ve known that I needed to close the book on the Whimfield chapter of our lives.
How does our story end? In true Whimfield style, it’s simple: we live happily ever after on this magical place [...]
I’ve written at length about the craziness of the seasons and how strange it is to think that the bleakness of winter turns into luscious green foliage.
Case in point… Our hydrangea bush.
In winter, you might not even notice it. No, you might mistake our hydrangea bush for some upright sticks protruding through the snow up [...]
Rome wasn’t built in a day. And let me tell you something straight up–how it really is.
When you move across the country and start a thousand projects you cannot do everything that you want to do. And it drives you mad and bonkers.
And people might ask you if you’ve been to the farmers’ market or [...]
We’ve done everything ourselves with our own hands.
We sold our urban condo without a realtor. We drove across Canada hauling all our junk in our own trailer (in the middle of Winter) and moved across the country. We bought a house with no advice. We replumbed the entire house. We reshingled the steep roof. We [...]
I recently read Nicole’s blog post about being on the “treadmill of modern day life” as she and her husband endeavour to transition “from a hectic Southern Ontario lifestyle to a back to the land approach that will hopefully lead [them] to Nova Scotia in search of a simpler life.” Nicole recognizes that she’s “building [...]