Life in Colour: Belated January – Brown

Unfortunately, I joined in on HeyJude’s Life in Colour Photo Challenge a month late, so missed the theme for January. I’m going to go ahead and catch up with some earthy Brown. I’m trying to post photos I have not yet shared, but some of them are worth repeating so they may look familiar if…

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Life in Colour: February – Yellow

Thanks to Marie from HopsSkipsandJumps, I was introduced to HeyJude’s Life in Colour Photo Challenge. Each month, she posts a photo theme and this year will be focused on colour. Colour affects us all โ€“ it can ignite our senses, change our moods, our perceptions, our choices of what to wear or how to decorate our…

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Travel nostalgia at Tivoli Miniature World

Whatever happened to miniature villages? Back in the 1980s and 1990s, children and families in Ontario were spoiled by these attractions filled with small-scale replicas. Tivoli Miniature World in Niagara Falls, Canada was opened in the early 1990s, after moving from its original location in Prudhomme’s Landing on the shores of Lake Ontario. It featured…

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Hometown Challenge: My favourite photos of Toronto

If you’ve been following this blog lately, you’ll know that I recently completed the Travel Challenge, where I posted 10 of my favourite photos taken during my international adventures. Unfortunately, 2020 was a bad year for travel so beyond the ones from my timely pre-pandemic trip to Cambodia and Vietnam, most of the photos in…

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Travel Challenge: My 10 favourite photos

Thank you again to Angela at Suitcase Travel for inviting me to participate in the Travel Challenge, where I shared 10 of my favourite photos from around the world, over the course of 10 days. Many readers successfully identified the featured destinations, while a few were more obscure. Here’s a recap! Jump ahead… Day 1…

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Travel Challenge: Day 10

Thank you to Angela at Suitcase Travel for nominating me for the Travel Challenge. For the final day of the challenge, I have a slightly trickier selection. If you know your European city landmarks, you might be able to figure this one out by looking toward the skyline. Where is this? The Travel Challenge involves posting one favourite travel…

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Travel Challenge: Day 9

Thank you to Angela at Suitcase Travel for nominating me for the Travel Challenge. Do you know where I met the beautiful creature in todayโ€™s photo? The Travel Challenge involves posting one favourite travel photo each day, and then nominating someone new to join in. Thatโ€™s 10 days, 10 travel photos, and 10 nominations โ€” without any explanation. Today,…

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Travel Challenge: Day 8

Thank you to Angela at Suitcase Travel for nominating me for the Travel Challenge. Where is today’s featured magnificent cityscape? The Travel Challenge involves posting one favourite travel photo each day, and then nominating someone new to join in. Thatโ€™s 10 days, 10 travel photos, and 10 nominations โ€” without any explanation. Today, I nominate Mrs. Wayfarerย to participate. Please…

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Travel Challenge: Day 7

Thank you to Angela at Suitcase Travel for nominating me for the Travel Challenge. Today’s photo is featured not only on this blog, but also in a certain Hollywood film about a giant gorilla. Can you tell me where it is? The Travel Challenge involves posting one favourite travel photo each day, and then nominating someone new to join…

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Travel Challenge: Day 6

Thank you to Angela at Suitcase Travel for nominating me for the Travel Challenge. Can you tell where I went on this epic hike? Perhaps some Canadians will have a clue. The Travel Challenge involves posting one favourite travel photo each day, and then nominating someone new to join in. Thatโ€™s 10 days, 10 travel photos, and 10 nominations…

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