Posts Tagged: city scenes

THIS IS HALIFAX

I believe I passed four sets of police cars, sirens blaring and lights flashing today, going about my daily business (kids, school, school, shopping, school, kids, kids, swimming, kids, supper). I remember joking about it last summer, that this place

THIS IS HALIFAX

I believe I passed four sets of police cars, sirens blaring and lights flashing today, going about my daily business (kids, school, school, shopping, school, kids, kids, swimming, kids, supper). I remember joking about it last summer, that this place

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THE SARAH PALIN OF THE LOCAL MUSIC SCENE

I am the Sarah Palin of music. When it comes to music, I am definitely anti-intellectual – I don’t like music without words (except the Four Seasons and that bit in Swan Lake where she turns into a swan and

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THE SARAH PALIN OF THE LOCAL MUSIC SCENE

I am the Sarah Palin of music. When it comes to music, I am definitely anti-intellectual – I don’t like music without words (except the Four Seasons and that bit in Swan Lake where she turns into a swan and

FADS

People keep gardens and grow stuff all over the world, since time immemorial. Cavemen did it. I did it, as a child. I grew tomato plants who shooted up and then withered and died in 10 days. It was heart-breaking.

FADS

People keep gardens and grow stuff all over the world, since time immemorial. Cavemen did it. I did it, as a child. I grew tomato plants who shooted up and then withered and died in 10 days. It was heart-breaking.

THE LOVE BOAT

“Food preferences are so gendered” I explained to my friend and my daughter. I am high on sake. “Look around you here, you only ever see women in a sushi bar, or women obviously on a date. Now if you

THE LOVE BOAT

“Food preferences are so gendered” I explained to my friend and my daughter. I am high on sake. “Look around you here, you only ever see women in a sushi bar, or women obviously on a date. Now if you

REQUIEM FOR ELEPHANT AND CASTLE

-“I didn’t know how to break the news to you. I knew you’d want to go there, and I was thinking, oh dear. Thenewcomer really loves the Elephant and Castle. Apparently they went bankrupt. So where do you wanna go?”

REQUIEM FOR ELEPHANT AND CASTLE

-“I didn’t know how to break the news to you. I knew you’d want to go there, and I was thinking, oh dear. Thenewcomer really loves the Elephant and Castle. Apparently they went bankrupt. So where do you wanna go?”

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VIEW IN HALIFAX

Today, after living in this city for over three years, we discovered the most beautiful spot in Halifax, a five-minute drive from our place. Imagine you are driving back from Walmart to Quinpool Rd. You curve around the Rotary, and

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL VIEW IN HALIFAX

Today, after living in this city for over three years, we discovered the most beautiful spot in Halifax, a five-minute drive from our place. Imagine you are driving back from Walmart to Quinpool Rd. You curve around the Rotary, and

WHEN YOGA IS CANCELLED, THE MICE PLAY

The two girls raced, battling beasts and ravenous monsters and yakking taxi-drivers to get to hot yoga on time. Their yoga mats banged against their shoulders. They skidded to a halt, and stared in disbelief and despair. Hot yoga was

WHEN YOGA IS CANCELLED, THE MICE PLAY

The two girls raced, battling beasts and ravenous monsters and yakking taxi-drivers to get to hot yoga on time. Their yoga mats banged against their shoulders. They skidded to a halt, and stared in disbelief and despair. Hot yoga was