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Car Birding in Ottawa West

On Sunday the temperature dropped again; when I left at 10:00 am it was only -8°C and a gusty wind was blowing. It was too cold to spend much time in the open, so I decided to drive over to Dunrobin and do my birding from the car. 791 more words

Shirleys Bay

Bobby Ryan scores with smart fashion sense

While he makes his living on the ice, there’s so much more to Ottawa Senators right-winger Bobby Ryan than hockey.

He hunts, plays guitar, likes buying fine wine, has a keen interest in architecture and has a penchant for fashion. 761 more words

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Not a Secret Anymore (starts with a "Z")

I have a confession to make. Only a handful of my friends and family know what I’ve been up to – and it ain’t pretty. 651 more words

Dunrobin Castle

Dunrobin Castle, the largest house in the north of Scotland, was originally built in the 15th century, probably on the site of an earlier medieval fort although most of the present building and the gardens were added by Sir Charles Berry between 1835 and 1850. 116 more words


Exploring the Carp Hills

On June 7th I headed west to Dunrobin, still hoping to find some more birds for my year list. My plan was to stop in at Pinhey’s Point first, a historical site along the Ottawa River that I’d never visited before. 776 more words