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Archive for December, 2008

25 Dec

Celebrating a wte christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you are enjoing a warm and fun-filled celebration! This time last year, the folks of St John’s, Newfoundland were, I am led to believe, entertaining their second massive dumping of snow. It was truly a white christmas for them! I was, of course, in London, having a London-type christmas at […]

21 Dec

Blocking the star over St John’s, NL

Today was the shortest day of the year and for me, quite possibly one of my slackest. However, as the sun began to set on the short day, I decided to get off my backside and go for a walk in the -8C weather. Afterall – it was very very clear, if cold and there […]

09 Dec

Of fluffy snow and filthy cars…

It had to happen. It began very slowly – a mere few light flakes back in late October. Then endless sunny days before a few more fluffy light flakes in November. No accumulation. Come late November, all of Canda is being hammered by snow storm after snow storm. The news is filled with disgruntled people […]

08 Dec

Express post in Canada – is it worth it?

Earlier this year I became very frustrated with Canada Post as deliveries of items in the post seemed to take up to 2 months. Since writing that article, it has become one of the most-read items on this blog. However, I felt compelled to add more when someone left a jovial comment about the Express […]

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