Points of interest on Cape Chignecto, Nova Scotia part 2 I had heard about a beach where you could walk the shore at low tide and search for amethyst. I don't remember how I found it, I just remember driving my truck across a rocky beach. Then I proceeded to walk with my head down... Continue Reading →
Shrouded in fog, the Saint John River flooding. Oromocto, New Brunswick. Saturday, 28th, 2018 8:20 am.
Part 1 I think I may have broken the law today. I trespassed. I stepped over the chain barrier that said DO NOT ENTER, and proceed onward to a wooden path that was also blocked by boards nailed across the entrance. I climbed them like a ladder and jumped to the other side. The yellow caution... Continue Reading →
April 18th, 2018 It is another dismal grey day, the odd speckle of rain strikes my glasses, leaving the tiniest of water droplets on my lens. It is not enough to deter me, but enough that I keep my camera stuffed inside my zipped-up raincoat over top my puffy jacket, over top my fleece.... Continue Reading →
I am driving west on the Trans Canada highway, and I am having an internal debate, flip-flopping between should I ? should I not? The Notre-Dame/ Saint Antoine exit is coming up fast, so I have to make this decision now. Last moment the right-hand turn signal goes on and I decelerate down the ramp. I had hiked around Victoria... Continue Reading →
Every Saturday, I head out with my camera to take photos of something special to share. I go through all picture and choose the best and most unique shot of the day. This morning I was walking on a path that follows the Oromocto river bank, and I heard a loud " splash" it startled... Continue Reading →
The sign says Truro - The Hub of Nova Scotia. From here a web of roads spindles outward and onward to Cape Breton, New Brunswick, Halifax and the South Shore. I think to myself: When you advertise that you are the jump-off point to other places, that is generally how you will be seen, from the car... Continue Reading →
New blogger from Cape Breton has a great idea here, though I would share. Orginal posted on Decanter News
“Mary I need your help! Hi my name is Mary Mackay and I am a product specialist with the Nova Scotia liquor Corporation, and I love sharing my product knowledge with everyone who needs me.
I have worked since 1985 with this company and I want to share my information and help others learn as I have about the world of Spirits, Wine and Beer!
Hi Mary I am having corn Beef and cabbage, please help me find a wine for this meal” This meal requires something like a Merlot, or Pinot Noir, something not too heavy. or for you white wine drinkers, Pinot Grigio, Or Riesling will do nicely.