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Hello October!

Hello October!

I’ve always loved these lines: Anne reveled in the world of color about her. “Oh, Marilla,” she exclaimed one Saturday morning, coming dancing in with her arms full of gorgeous boughs, “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. It would be terrible if we just skipped from September to November, … Continue reading

Three Picks for Ice Cream in Halifax, NS

Three Picks for Ice Cream in Halifax, NS

My picks to fill those ice cream craving in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Black Bear Ice Cream FB, Yelp Location: On the waterfront, between the ferry terminal and the BeaverTails stand. Flavour: Moon mist (banana, grape, bubble gum). Order: Double chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich ($4.50). I’d go with a regular cone next time. Service: … Continue reading

Halifax Public Gardens in Mid-May

Halifax Public Gardens in Mid-May

Life is arriving at the Halifax Public Gardens but only just. Some flowers have been newly planted, some flowers have bloomed, the grass is lush, and everything is ready to go.  But the Public Gardens is nowhere near it’s prime in May. The trees are still bare, many flower beds are empty, and the space … Continue reading

A Weekend in Niagara on the Lake

A Weekend in Niagara on the Lake

Back in August when I arrived in Niagara-on-the-Lake for a long weekend, I was wary.  Generally small town tourist-centered spots say to me “come check out this quasi charming street, it’s part of a show put on so you will purchase kitschy items available at tourist shops throughout the country and eat at restaurants full … Continue reading