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Spend one day, or four, in the beautiful countryside with ShazamFest!

ShazamFest is an annual summer event that combines music, food, circus arts, skateboarding, and local artisans, to name just a few of its ingredients. It takes place from Thursday, July 14, through to Sunday, July 17 in Barnston Ouest in the Eastern Townships. 279 more words

Liz Ferguson

Day 26: trees of London

This is going to be a mainly photography post whilst I re-orientate myself to being back in the UK. These are some photos of London’s magnificent trees I’ve discovered this year. 6 more words



I was having a conversation with a friend over a G&T at the weekend about the much bandied around phrase follow your passion. 

It got me thinking as this phrase suggests: 1,163 more words


The Story So Far

Happy Spring! We are at the beginning of the fourth season in our new home and time seems to be flying by. We’ve come a long way in the nine months since we first arrived and I have a true sense of accomplishment from improvements to the property and the challenges we have met head on. 485 more words

Life Is An Adventure

Epernay Escape The City New Menu Launch

If you’re in Leeds and looking for a more sophisticated evening that 2-4-1 cocktails at revs, the obvious choices are The Alchemist and The Botanist. However, The Electric Press plays host to a rather well kept secret named… 295 more words


The Period Known as B.C. (Before Craft)

My Facebook news feed is flooded with the newest, latest craft beer brewery openings. That’s my own doing. I like many of their pages, as I have a voracious appetite, thirst even, to keep up with the scene in London, places I’ve travelled to (Argentina), and places I hope to someday venture to (Peru). 924 more words


Journey from The Junction to The Land of Lackadoo

My husband and I lived in Toronto for 20 years; the last 16 in a recently gentrified, hip and happening neighbourhood called The Junction. We were happy for most of those years, secure in our little house with our small son, a beautiful wee garden and lots of wonderful friends and neighbours. 408 more words

Life Is An Adventure