My last post was quite a number of weeks ago and I missed December entirely as it was a very up and down time for our family. January, thus far, has pretty much been the pits.
The next segment of our vacation to Newfoundland was going “out over the road”. An expression that is quite literal in its meaning and one I never heard before prior to meeting my husband. Continue reading
Known by a number of different names by its various inhabitants throughout its history – the indigenous first peoples, the Vikings (first European settlers), the Spanish, the Portuguese and the French – this island on the Eastern coast of North America was no stranger to welcoming visitors from afar. But it is explorer Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) who set sail (travelling west I might add) from England in 1497 who is listed on the books to have “discovered” (and claimed for England) Canada’s most eastern province: Newfoundland. Continue reading
It’s been a busy few weeks since the last bell rang to signal the end of the school year and the beginning of the summer holidays. Here is a brief run down of the goings-on until now. Continue reading