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2011 The Nightingale's Oddessy Our exchange year in Canada.

New York city Pt Tres

CANADA | Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | Views [208]

Ok here we go part three of three.   Days Five, Six and Seven: 16 – 18 Mar 2011   Wednesday 16 March, we woke up to a wet overcast morning. Forecast was for the rain to disappear around lunch time. Today was the day ... Read more >

New York Chapter 2 14-15 Mar 2011

CANADA | Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | Views [274] | Comments [1]

For those of you up for another lengthy tome, here we go.   Days Three & Four: 14 – 15 Mar 2011   Monday morning after an early breakfast it was out onto the streets and head up to Central Park and the American Museum ... Read more >

New York, New York, 13th-18th March 2011 Spring break

CANADA | Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | Views [272] | Comments [1]

Hi folks and welcome back, either turn off now or settle back in as this one’s going to be a novel in chapters. Let me tell you a tale, a tale of a trip, a trip to New York City, possibly, the craziest city on Earth.   Days ... Read more >

Camp Wanakita CLEE weekend 27/02/2011

CANADA | Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | Views [369] | Comments [4]

Hi folks and welcome back. Let me begin by stating I am totally knackered and I think that that might also apply to the other exchanges and their families that participated in last weekend’s activities. Once again we were away for ... Read more >

Family Day/Presidents Day Long Weekend

CANADA | Wednesday, 23 Feb 2011 | Views [255]

Welcome back dear readers, to another long winded diatribe on our adventures in Canada. This time we turn our attention to the previous long weekend. Monday was a public holiday to celebrate families here in Canada and Presidents past and present ... Read more >

Skating, Skiing, and Bon Jovi

CANADA | Thursday, 17 Feb 2011 | Views [267]

Hi all, Well another weekend gone. Saturday morning, snowing...meh. Snow didn't last long and then the sun started coming out, Spring is on its way and all that lovely white virgin snow has given way to mud and slush. Saturday morning was spent ... Read more >

Early February

CANADA | Friday, 11 Feb 2011 | Views [256]

I know, I know, this was supposed to be posted earlier in the week, but it's been relatively quiet so not a lot of news. Saturday, well what can I say the battle between Mother Nature and I continues. This time Saturday started off being a beautiful, ... Read more >

The Big Ground Hog Day snowstorm Feb 02 2011

CANADA | Friday, 4 Feb 2011 | Views [301]

Hi folks, Breaking from the regular schedule, I thought I might fill you in on our first real taste of winter. Yesterday was Groundhog day. Yes it is real and not something made up for a movie, in fact there isn't just Puxatawny Phil but a whole ... Read more >

The weather and I...

CANADA | Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011 | Views [258]

Hi folks, Another weekend another blog. Once again it snowed on Saturday morning, this battle between Mother Nature and I has jut got personal, I refuse to be snow bound. However the storm that's heading our way may just achieve that. Let me back ... Read more >

A quiet weekend???

CANADA | Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011 | Views [321]

Greetings from the land of the moose, the snow goose and the .......squirrel. I'm going to spare everyone this week and keep this relatively short as there isn't a lot to report from the weekend. Saturday morning dawned clear with no flurries. (Hah, ... Read more >

Niagara Falls in winter, were we mad!

CANADA | Wednesday, 19 Jan 2011 | Views [401] | Comments [3]

Welcome to another installment. Sit back it's going to be a long one:-) Yes we have been to Niagara Falls and as it turns out we weren't mad. Niagara Falls in the height of winter is a must see. We only decided to head down on Thursday so accommodation ... Read more >

Our weekend in Collingwood

CANADA | Tuesday, 11 Jan 2011 | Views [330]

Saturday 8th of Jan saw us heading North to Collingwood on the shores of Lake Huron, to stay with Dean and Toni, the Australian exchange couple that sold us their car and graciously invited us up for the weekend to experience skiing. Saturday morning ... Read more >

Burlington Festival of Xmas lights 07 Jan 2011

CANADA | Tuesday, 11 Jan 2011 | Views [222] | Comments [1]

Ok, I've now been shamed into getting serious about the blog. This is just a quick one to introduce the photo's in the accompanying gallery. These were taken last Friday night when Ryan, Tash and I went to see the Xmas lights on the shoreline at Lake ... Read more >

First week in Burlington

CANADA | Friday, 7 Jan 2011 | Views [258] | Comments [2]

Week One saw us usher in the New Year with the pick up of our car 90 km northeast at a town called Orangeville from an Australian family heading home at the end of their exchange.  This family have been very friendly and helpful and have invited us up ... Read more >

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