We've designed this website to provide family and friends with updates on our lives, and to provide valuable information to those who may be traveling or moving to Panama.
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Jacki, Chris & Angus
Who We Are
We are a clan of three, originally from the suburbs of Ottawa, Canada,
who decided that a little adventure and a change of scenery was good for
We sold our house and most of our belongings then moved to Panama on August 8, 2012.
is a former freelance writer / journalist who took an unfortunate
plunge five years ago to become a bureaucrat with the City of Ottawa.
The job paid well, had a good pension plan, and he made lots of great
friends. But sitting behind a desk all day and dealing with the
"bureaucracy" was increasingly difficult (have you seen the movie Falling Down?)
is a former communications guru for the Liberal Party of Canada - and,
well, let's just say that didn't end well (remember the May 2011
election??) Fortunately, she was also an award-winning journalist for
many years before that, which is what is allowing her to do freelance
work from the balcony of her Panamanian beachfront condo. Winter is her
Angus is a young
man (11-years-old, 6th grade) who enjoys swimming, video games and
hockey. He is bilingual (French and English) but is currently also
learning Spanish at his new school, the Panama Coast International
School in Gorgona, Panama. He is smart as a whip and sweet as a pie
(according to his completely unbiased parents).