The Sleeping Giant Legend

I remember as a bairn (child) growing up in Kinross, hearing about some of the local legends and folklore of the area. Some of it was stories told by the adults, and some was whispered lore by the our school chums and play pals as we sat quietly on the grass and listened and letContinue reading “The Sleeping Giant Legend”

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Just What The Doctor Ordered!

Who doesn’t love a trip to the seaside on a gorgeous sunny day? I certainly do! And since I have chemo tomorrow and will miss out on the nice forecast for the next day or two, I decided that it was a good idea to take advantage of it today. I wanted spend some timeContinue reading “Just What The Doctor Ordered!”

Scotland’s Hidden Secrets

Perhaps my opinion is biased, but this country is fantastic! So rich in history, and such beautiful scenery, as people far and wide already know. But it has so much hidden, or should I perhaps say, forgotten history too. Little nooks and crannies tucked away in the places we visit on a regular basis. PlacesContinue reading “Scotland’s Hidden Secrets”

Road Trip Adventures Episode 1: The Surprised Cows

Don’t get me wrong; this wasn’t my first road trip since arriving in Scotland. But it was a bit of an adventure! And it’s all because of lawn bowls… yes you read that correctly! My newest hobby, thanks to my aunt’s cousin, Joan. Joan was taking me to a town called Denny, just outside Falkirk,Continue reading “Road Trip Adventures Episode 1: The Surprised Cows”

Smiths Falls, Ontario

Smiths Fall is a charming little town in eastern Ontario, between Ottawa and Kingston, and situated on the picturesque Rideau Canals.The canals date back to the 19th century and it was a wonder to see the well preserved original locks in operation! I also enjoyed walking through the parks along the canals. A great placeContinue reading “Smiths Falls, Ontario”