Tagged with Dallas

Vancouver to Houston – a 33 hour journey

33 hours was much longer than we expected. The flight is only 4 hours after all… But then we hadn’t counted on some massive storms hitting Dallas half an hour before we were due to land there.  No planes were allowed to land in Dallas (they had a nasty crash there in 1985 when a … Continue reading

Vancouver Island – Tofino part 1

Vancouver Island – Tofino part 1

We flew to Vancouver from Dallas on Saturday.  The ferry trip is a beautiful boat ride between the mainland and Vancouver Island. Before we got on the boat we’d brought fruit and popcorn from a stand in the ferry terminal.  We ate the raspberries sitting at a picnic bench with a girl called Lisa who … Continue reading

Late bedtimes = perfect planning

We all survived my trip back to the UK.  Of course, you say! I managed 3 nights away from my Lovely Husband and the girls and, more importantly, they survived without me.  I can’t say I enjoyed being away from them but it did make the travelling and working a lot easier.  This is why … Continue reading

Fort Worth part 2 and Southfork

Fort Worth part 2 and Southfork

On Friday evening we headed to the Cowtown Colliseum for the Stockyards Championship Rodeo.  It happens every Friday and Saturday night and features some fantastic sights.  That night’s performance had bull riding, calf roping, mutton busting (children run around the arena after a sheep trying to get a ribbon that has been attached to it … Continue reading