Category Archives: Random

Excess Baggage

Or 6 essentials for the writer on holiday Wondering if you can possibly be without a book or a notepad for even a week? And what about the laptop? What’s the wifi like at your palm-fringed idyll or your remote … Continue reading

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Last Lap

Leaving Yarmouth, it’s back on the road, which in Canada often means one thing. Followers of these journeys through Nova Scotia will have noticed that they are regularly punctuated by food stops. The less pleasing (very few) are not mentioned, … Continue reading

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Elixir of Youth

Feeling jaded? Lost the edge? Here’s an old remedy rediscovered. The days tick by and pile up into weeks and months ever more rapidly. Reminders of age and mortality come by more often – pension choices, higher premiums for travel insurance, … Continue reading

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Mountain High

The first visit to North Mountain was another of those wonderful surprises that seem so commonplace in Nova Scotia, yet continue to astonish and delight. Before the surprise, a little geography: North Mountain is not a mountain, it is the … Continue reading

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Memory Store

What’s in your attic or mouldering in your basement? Maybe it’s time to find out, time to open the boxes and let the memories out. Simply amazing, the stuff you find in boxes. Not that the stuff was particularly amazing when … Continue reading

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Think Again

All too often we stick with our tastes and opinions for no better reason than we never bother to re-consider them. Mother: ‘Why have you left your mushrooms?’ Child: ‘I hate mushrooms!’ Mother: ‘No you don’t, you love mushrooms, we had … Continue reading

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Mersey Magic, Seafood Chowder

Water dominates in the fourth Nova Scotia travel blog, from the vastness of Keji Lake to tidal powered Annapolis and seafaring Digby, there’s no avoiding the stuff. Kejimkujik National Park (Keji to just about everyone) must surely be one of … Continue reading

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