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Visitors from Myanmar (Burma) come to Our Lady of Sorrows in Effingham on the 17th of February.

We are delighted to annouce that we have Fr Pius Win Than from Myanmar (Burma) coming to talk to us on the 17th of February… 277 more words

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Boxing Day and Donna's Departure

Glen and I went to buy new shoes down the road as the sales had started on Boxing Day. We only went to one shop, which was thankfully not part of the rest of the insanity that had gripped the city. 481 more words


Christmas Day in Toronto

Christmas Day started with presents. Glen, Donna and I sat around the tree exchanging gifts. I was pleased that the ones I got Glen — two games, chocolate and a bottle of Bailey’s — were well received. 465 more words


Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve Donna and I went to the Royal Ontario Museum. I wanted to check something out in the geology section, while Donna went for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. 182 more words


Jersey Boys before Christmas

On Tuesday (23 Dec) Donna went out with a friend of hers who was living in Toronto during the morning, so I had time to do the boring things like washing, clearing emails, grocery and present shopping and the like. 364 more words


My ice skates have seen quite a bit of Montreal

Friday was the day we were going to go skating, no ifs, ands or buts. After breakfast, we caught the train to Parc Mont-Royal and then walked up the hill, over snow-and-ice covered footpaths through a winter wonderland to rival Narnia, before getting to Beaver Lake (Lac aux Castors), which was meant to have a big ice skating rink on the lake. 716 more words


Yes, We Want to Build A Snowman

On Thursday we were awake by 8:30, had breakfast in the hostel and then took a trip out to check out Old Montreal. Being winter and a university town, the place was quiet and a little lack lustre. 840 more words