Castlemaine, the Small City with a Big Heart

Castlemaine, the Small City with a Big Heart

Before I left Canada the only thing I knew about Castlemaine was that a longtime friend from my hometown lived there with her husband. Now I know that it is a small city, in a lovely part of the country, where the gold rush happened, and amongst other little towns...
Vancouver International Film Festival 2016 – Movies

Vancouver International Film Festival 2016 – Movies

The Vancouver International Film Festival is in the process of its 35th year right now and it is going smashing, in my eyes.  Normally my schedule conflicts with the schedule of the movies at VIFF, that I want to see, and I am left feeling as though I missed out and I...
Trafiq Cafe & Bakery and Luke’s Diner Pop-up

Trafiq Cafe & Bakery and Luke’s Diner Pop-up

I was out and about today, stopped at Starbuck’s, and was checking my Facebook while waiting for my half sweet, coconut milk, hot chocolate when I saw a post about the Luke’s Diner pop-ups to promote the new four episode season of Gilmore Girls coming on Netflix...
Creator Talk at VIFF 2016 with Tatiana Maslany

Creator Talk at VIFF 2016 with Tatiana Maslany

This year The Vancouver International Film Festival made some changes in the way they are doing things. One of those changes is the VIFF HUB and Creator Talks, an opportunity to listen to people who are creating a movie, talk about the movie. Creator Talk with Tatiana...
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – the Surprise that Awaits You

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – the Surprise that Awaits You

You don’t often consider Saskatoon, Saskatchewan a holiday destination but this city has a lot going for it. Not only does it have a very strong emphasis on arts, it has festivals, attractions, shopping, parks, and some great architecture. The city was first settled...
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