Adding Xmas cheer!

In anticipation of the lockdown announcement, I had wisely planned my Xmas party well in time. We had a Xmas party with two other couples on the 20th December - better early than never was the motto this year! We friends are a part of the same bubble through the pandemic. We did sit two... Continue Reading →

Work in progress…

Finally the tree is up! And decorating it will continue till Xmas... We are happy to have safely reached the festive season of this pandemic year! We are thankful to God for all the blessings along the way... It's heartwarming to know that the covid vaccine is around the corner in record time! Just happy... Continue Reading →

Catching up with friends…

The city of Toronto is into the third week of lockdown in the second wave... We just realised that Niagara Falls area was safer and not under lockdown. Moreover spending time outdoors is reasonably safe! So we decided to make the best of the situation. A get together was planned! All of us have been... Continue Reading →

Cooking over the weekend…

For Last photo for November 2020 Pav Bhaji - A local dish of Mumbai, India - Basically it's mixed vegies eaten with pav, a kind of bun. Fried rice! My daughter visited us this weekend, so got busy making her favourite dishes... a good change! Just realised that I did not click any pictures yesterday -... Continue Reading →

We’ll be with you…

through thick n thin, spring n snow! "Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is time for home." - Edith Sitwell Glad to have my feathered friends around... And the beauty of the first snowfall -... Continue Reading →

Gone with the wind!

A windy weekend it was... when I was worried for the leaves... I knew they would be gone in the morning! I'll have to wait for almost a year to experience the same colours... These pictures are from my backyard - The red leaves of the emperor maple have turned into such beautiful shades of... Continue Reading →

The changing colours…

In my backyard - adding to the beauty! Lost in the colours! Preparing to blend with the snow... Mr Squirrel is turning grey too! In the backdrop of the fall leaves... View after the rains... Jay adding to the joy! Definitely many a reasons to smile... enjoy the outdoors and the colours while it lasts!... Continue Reading →

Off to Heart Island…

Love the name! Heart Island is home to Boldt Castle, which is open to the public as a tourist attraction.The island is one of the most prominent within the Thousand Islands archipelago, which stretches from New York State to Canada. Boldt Castle - Heart Island. On a cruise from Gananoque to Heart Island. This weekend was full of fun... Continue Reading →

Cruising on the world’s highest lift lock…

At Peterborough! The Peterborough Lift Lock is a boat lift located on the Trent Canal in the city of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, and is Lock 21 on the Trent-Severn Waterway. For many years, the lock's dual lifts were the highest hydraulic boat lifts in the world, raising boats 65 ft (20 m). This was a considerable accomplishment in the first years of the 20th century, when conventional locks usually only... Continue Reading →

At the falls!

Definitely Water Water Everywhere! This was my first trip to the Niagara falls this summer. The walk from the parking lot to the falls was very assuring in terms of life bouncing back to normal! The crowded streets and strores - a proof of the same! What a heart warming sight to witness after the pandemic!... Continue Reading →

Offsprings!

New additions to my patio family... It's always heartwarming to see the family grow! I also got to shop over the weekend - visited one of the malls after a long time. Everyone entering the shops had to wear masks and sanitise their hands at the entrance. At the shoe store, they had specific areas... Continue Reading →

Literally water,water everywhere!

An evening at Port Whitby -  a heritage site! It was heartwarming to see the people out in groups, enjoying the beautiful weather and the company of their family and friends - almost all picnic tables were full! People have started using the benches at the public places... Not too much of social distanciing -... Continue Reading →

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