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Pigeonhole Restaurant adds European flavour to 17th Ave

Located in the former Victoria’s restaurant space on 17th Ave and 3rd Street SW is Calgary’s new Pigeonhole restaurant @pigeonholeyyc. Featuring some of Victoria’s original fixtures such as the sign  and the opulent dining room chandelier, Pigeonhole is a retro modern space with a Parisian style patio facing trendy 17th Ave. 437 more words


Après Ski Wine Cozy

So, now I take requests.  Well, at least I took this one.  A particularly nice person who just so happens to be an absolutely wonderful knitter (funny how those two pop up together so often) asked me to design a Nordic wine cozy.  43 more words


Personal Diary | 4th of July Weekend: Hamptons Gateway

“I believe in America because we have great dreams, and because we have the opportunity to make those dreams come true.” — Wendell L. Wilkie… 153 more words
Mel's Life

Summer Mix!

This poor little blog has been long neglected! I have been so busy working, visiting, working out, and travelling that I have left this little pet project of mine just sitting and collecting dust. 718 more words


Standard Sunday

Adventures with Hannah and Sheena; the best kind of adventures! (because they usually involve food).

I picked up Mum yesterday to join me for some location scouting. 780 more words


Penfolds Bin 389 vertical

The Bin 389 is a cabernet shiraz blend from mostly warm wine areas and matured in a mix of new and older American oak. I am not sure what the effect of using barrels that previously had Grange in them is (except that they are older or seasoned barrels), but this still happens. 870 more words


A Reception at the Jockey Club

They say getting there is half the fun, but sometimes getting there can be nerve racking. Take in point that you have to drive about four hours, all the while checking for the times of the ferry service. 659 more words