Monthly Archives: September 2011

IRSHAD MANJI

Quirky, quarky author Irshad Manji made an appearance at the Ottawa Writers Festival last night at the Mayfair theatre. Author of the previous best seller, The Trouble with Islam, Irshad was under heavy police protection for the event. i Here … Continue reading

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MORE GATINEAU EN VOL

Snowbirds in intricate manoeuvre. Alpha Jet CL-215 Bombardier Waterbomber Snowbirds in formation. CF-18

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GATINEAU EN VOL!!

Vintage Wings Canada put on their annual airshow on Saturday, Sept. 17 at their home airport of Ottawa’s twin city, Gatineau, Quebec. Vintage Wings Canada has the best collection of airworthy Second World War aircraft in the country. The late … Continue reading

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SHARON TEMPLE

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St. George’s, Sutton, Ontario

My recent visit with friends on Lake Simcoe provided the opportunity to discover and explore the delights of St. George’s Anglican Church which dates from 1879. The churchyard cemetery dates from 1839. The cemetery contains the graves of two famous … Continue reading

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VINEYARDS

Harvest time in the wine country of the Niagara Peninsula. St. Urban Vineyard, Vineland, Ontario. Vineland Estates which encompasses the St. Urban vineyard has been one of my favourites for years. Great place to stop for lunch!! Panoramic view. Grapes … Continue reading

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TOBACCO ROAD

Highway 3 in southern Ontario around Simcoe, Delhi and Tilsonburg passes through scenic tobacco farms which produces some wonderful opportunities for images. Abandoned tobacco leaf drying shed in the early morning ground fog. Vittoria, Ontario. Early morning ground fog back … Continue reading

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APOLOGY

Sincere apologies for the lack of posts over the past two months. I have been dealing with a major medical setback from which I expect a full recovery in the coming months. I have some trips planned for later this … Continue reading

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