Signing up for an active holiday in Wales doesn’t mean just a bit of fresh air. It means scaring the beejeesus out of yourself and getting soaked in the process. Gorge walking pushed me to the limits. In fact, it pushed me over the limit. It pushed me over the rocks into a waterfall. […]
My first day in Wales and I am bruised, sore and ready for wine with dinner. Brecon Beacons National Park is a scenic (duh, what park isn’t?) inland park with a lot of sheep. But my fun was all indoors today, at the Llangorse Multi Activity Centre with 5,000 square feet of climbing and bouldering […]
I’ve only been in London, England, for two days and already travel is teaching me many things. One, be sensitive to other cultures … and this includes super powers. When I go to Thailand, say, I know that as a woman I shouldn’t touch a Buddhist monk and I’m careful about this (except for the […]
In the fight to save the Mendel Art Gallery in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, here is my innovative idea. Update: We lost the fight. Why did no one listen to me? The great Mendel Controversy The Mendel Art Gallery is a classic and much-loved example of Modernist architecture in Canada, so how can I leave […]
Japan may have cherry blossoms in April but Saskatoon has hoar frost in February. (And no, this does not make us a city of hoars.) Over the past couple of days the trees have looked flash frozen, as if they were zapped by a witch with designer tastes and a minimalist aesthetic. It almost makes up for visiting the […]
This is what happens when a travel article is lifted off the web, translated into Thai and translated back into English.
Perehudoff’s essay on Aphrodisias is reviewed by Nomadic Chick
It’s hard for skating rinks in Toronto to measure up to the Quay Rink in Old Montreal.
Looking for an Ontario spa getaway? Check this one out. Here is my Ste Anne’s Country Inn & Spa review While I’m having my Aveda Botannical Resurfacing Facial at Ste Anne’s Spa just outside Grafton, Ontario, various thoughts are flitting through my mind, like: For a petite young thing, this therapist has seriously strong fingers. […]
A grassroots campaign in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, saves historic William Perehudoff murals from destruction.