Monthly Archives: June 2008


Saturday on the bay and Sunday at the Monkey

Saturday morning’s mission was shopping. We started at the Hubbards Farmers’ Market, which, luckily, was in a barn, as it drizzled all morning. We found just about everything you could want on a Saturday morning: coffee bread jam and lots … Continue reading

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Digby doings & fun on the Fundy

Nova Scotia rocks. On Thursday, I stayed over in Digby where there is an excellent used/rare book shop called Crooked Timber, packed to the rafters with all kinds of everything. The B&B; owners sent me in the welcome direction of … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia

I arrived at St Margaret’s Bay to fair weather on Tuesday evening. Wild poodles roam the woods, looking for crows to bark at or bounce around with Geoff, noted local poodle herder who made the spécialité de la maison, what … Continue reading

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Newfoundland to Nova Scotia

Had a last supper in St John’s on Monday night from the Afghan Restaurant on Duckworth Street. A tiny place where granny literally cooks homestyle, on a home-sized stove in the back of a place that would be stretched to … Continue reading

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Monday on Signal Hill

We had the best weather ever on Monday and after morning coffee, sensibly ascended the heights of Signal Hill by taxi and had a wander round. Here’s how the city looked from up there: We walked down to look at … Continue reading

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