On the 11th day of the 11th month at the 11th hour…. All across the country and around the world, people are paying tribute to the noble men and women who fought for our freedoms and sacrificed to serve their country and fellow countryman. In Ottawa, thousands gathered in front of the Tomb of the … Continue reading
What a magic weekend for Canada Day. Hope everyone was able to get out and enjoy this amazing summer weather. Happy Canada Day Related posts: Proud to be Canadian Canada Day on Parliament Hill Today marks the anniversary of starting my solo bicycle journey across Canada. What a ride! Thanks to all the people who … Continue reading
From sea to shining sea, July 1st will be celebrated by Canadians as they celebrate Canada Day? Happy 1st of July Canada! 145 years and going strong. What about you – how will you be celebrating Canada Day? On July 1, 1867, the British government (under Queen Victoria) approved a plan which allowed Canada to become an … Continue reading
What an amazing day of racing in Gatineau – the women’s Grand Prix Cycliste de Gatineau did not disappoint as the women put on a great show! Welcome to women’s racing at it’s finest. Photo collection from the day: Tara Whitten, Canadian track cyclist and 3 time World Champion – spent half of the race … Continue reading
Summer is here with a searing 35 degrees and sunshine. Perfect day for some kayaking on the Gatineau River! Happy Monday! For more photos and posts from Gatineau – click here.
Le Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau is back – and with the 2012 London Olympics just around the corner, it promises to be an exciting event! Gatineau will be hosting the biggest women’s road race in Canada – an event not to be missed as the women compete over 134 km on a closed circuit loop. … Continue reading
We are surrounded by beauty. Taken while kayaking on Meech Lake in Gatineau Park, I am reminded of how lucky we are in Ottawa to have such beauty so close to home. For more photos from Gatineau Park – click here. Happy Monday morning.
Neighborhood Nomad’s Kate Barrett Gallery has embarked on a fantastic project – bringing hometown accounts of cities and what makes them special to the people who live there, and is bringing these sociological findings to her readers through her blog: Neighborhood Nomad. “Are you a neighborhood nomad? Do you have stories to tell about how … Continue reading
Winterlude festivities are well underway with amazing conditions for all the fun. The colours of Winterlude are everywhere – from the brightly coloured lollipops to the brilliant winter jackets and mitts – this winter time festival is alive with all the colours of the rainbow! Time to get out for a skate! Who could resist … Continue reading
Time to sharpen your skates – Winterlude 2012 has hit Canada’s Capital, officially opening today with fireworks and entertainment to launch the festivities! Winterlude runs Feb 3rd to 20th 2012, but with good winter conditions, the canal will stay open as long as the temperatures are cold enough. Skating along the historic Rideau Canal (UNESCO … Continue reading