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Scotland Road Trip Days 4 & 5: Finding Nessie, Inverness, Castles & Floods

I’ve got to be honest with you right now: I’ve always hated the Loch Ness monster.

I don’t know if it’s because I kind of grew up with it, knowing that all these tourists come to see something that isn’t even there, and it’s all lost its novelty. 1,494 more words


Dunrobin und die Landplagen

Even Bookfayries can’t report about the good and the happy only. Today we abduct you to a place which looks quite beautiful at the first glance, but behind this facade there are remorseless cruelties hiding. 879 more words


Spring Comes to Ottawa

April has arrived, and I think spring has finally arrived with it. We’ve finally had some nice, sunny days and the weather has warmed up, so Deb and I finally got together to do some birding on the second day of April. 1,842 more words


Man treated for hypothermia after snowmobile goes through ice

A 38-year-old man was treated for hypothermia after his snowmobile went through the ice in Dunrobin early Saturday.

Around 1:30 a.m., paramedics responded to a report that two snowmobilers had gone through the ice near Vances Side Road. 52 more words

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Ottawa Fire urges caution after car goes through ice

Ottawa Fire Services is urging residents to use “extreme caution” around waterways after an unoccupied car went through the ice Friday night.

Shortly after 11 p.m., crews received a 911 call reporting that a car had gone through the ice near 4100 Armitage Ave. 31 more words

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The Annual January Thaw

For the past three days I’ve been listening to the sound of the steady drip of water from the snow melting on my roof. Almost every year we get a warm spell where the temperature climbs a few degrees above zero for a couple of days. 1,434 more words


Historic Houses

As I walked the length of the Derwent River, occasionally I passed 19th century heritage buildings: some were falling down and others existed in various states of restoration.  510 more words

Derwent River