A Visit to St. Leon

It was a gorgeous day last Saturday – we decided to enjoy the nice weather, especially since it was the last weekend of the summer, so we travelled to the southern Manitoba prairie town of St. Leon, a bilingual Manitoba Read More …

Trying Out the Fujifilm X70 Camera

Fujifilm makes excellent cameras! About two years ago, I discovered this for myself. I’d heard all the fuss about mirrorless cameras, and being as I constantly fight against an addiction to gear – better known as “GAS”… Well, I just Read More …

Finding the Perfect Camera Bag

We’ve all “been there, done that”. The hunt for the perfect camera bag. I suppose “perfect” means different things to different folks. So this is just about me. I have yet to find the perfect camera bag… I’m still looking. Read More …

Icicles on the Beach at Matlock

A Photo Essay about Icicles… Nights are long in winter and the sun sets early around here in December. The weather has not been what we are used to – instead of subzero temperatures, we’ve been enjoying balmy, almost spring-like Read More …

Ghost Stories of the Interlake, Pt.2

Ghosts stories and folklore from Iceland The Icelandic settlers in Manitoba brought their traditional folklore with them from Iceland, including some colourful ghost stories. I’ve already discussed dreams about speaking with the dead in the story of Betsy Ramsay’s grave Read More …