Every winter, we in the Cape Breton Rural Municipality suffer through many long wintery nights, snow storms, and potholes. Potholes seem to be an addition to every winter season. We curse them every year and then curse the delay they cause in spring when the Road Construction … [Read more...] about On the way from Glace Bay
This old Dominion Beach is not the same old Dominion Beach. Each storm that hits this beach seems to destroy the beach we all know more and more. The above was the result for our winter storms this year. The boardwalk is totally gone. All that’s left are the beach huts. Below you … [Read more...] about This old Dominion Beach
Glace Bay had the chance to experience a real cultural memory on Wednesday night. The Glace Bay library hosted an African Drumming workshop with two students Brenda Muthoni and Mira Olo. The duo are from Africa studying abroad to learn and experience a different culture and way … [Read more...] about An Evening of African Drumming and Dancing in Glace Bay.
No matter the season, Beacon Street Dam never disappoints with bird watching opportunities. In the winter, it is mostly just ducks and sea gulls but in the spring and summer there is a plethora of bird watching opportunities from Heron to starlings. Walking around the Dam on … [Read more...] about Bird watching in winter!
Whether you look out the window and get depressed at the thought of there being still 2 or 3 months left of winter, or you get exhilarated at the thought of winter adventuring, Renwick Brook is a great spot to get your daily dose of vitamin D. Yesterday, I decided to take … [Read more...] about Winter Trekking at Renwick Brook