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The Canadian Automotive Museum

The Canadian Automotive Museum

We have been passing The Canadian Automotive Museum in Oshawa almost every day on our way home for twelve years. We’ve never visited this place and just kept saying that one day we will. This year, our daughter invited both of us to visit the museum on […]

Black Radish

Black Radish

Black radish (Latin: Raphanus sativus L. var. niger) is, unfortunately, a rare guest on the markets. This root vegetable with a black skin and white flesh is one of the oldest of its kind, used throughout Asia, Europe and Africa. It contains high amounts of dietary fibre and vitamin C, as well […]

Victoria Day Weekend

Victoria Day Weekend

We had a very tight schedule for Victoria Day weekend. Finally, some fresh produce became available at local farms and markets, and the weather was dry and warm enough for the gardening. Long story short – on Sunday morning we got on the road. Willowtree Farm is only 20 […]

The Village of Warkworth

The Village of Warkworth

The Village of Warkworth is located in the Municipality of Trent Hills, in Northumberland County Ontario, about 90 minutes east of Toronto, population 12,604 (2011). I’m not sure what I got more excited about when we were planning our trip to Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival – the […]

Maple Syrup Festival in Warkworth

Maple Syrup Festival in Warkworth

On Sunday, March 11, we went to  Maple Syrup Festival in Warkworth. I’ve never been to Maple Festival before and was very excited. The website warkworthmaplesyrupfestival.ca  suggested that we should park our car in the village and take a shuttle bus to Sandy Flat Sugar Bush […]

Lent – time for spring cleanse

Lent – time for spring cleanse

Last month, the pre-Easter fasting period had started for the Christians around the world – Lent. In Christian tradition, Lent is more than just eating the limited amount of specified food — the faithful are to abstain from all the earthly pleasures, thus cleansing the soul from […]