Bagels

Bagels really are a Canadian thing. It is so hard to track down a bagel in any of the stores here. Most bakeries don’t even sell them! If you are lucky to find some in grocery stores, you can find them on the bottom shelf, in one brand, with only two or three different flavours.Continue reading “Bagels”

Happy New Year!

For New Year’s Eve I spent the day at the Royal Botanical Gardens with thousands of other people anxiously awaiting the fireworks at midnight. I arrived there at 11:30 am and got a great spot right on the hill. I had a picnic lunch all packed, and layed out in the sun all day untilContinue reading “Happy New Year!”

My date with the Opera House

Last Tuesday I flew back to Sydney from Melbourne and treated myself to a night on the town, and went to see a Christmas Opera at the Sydney Opera House. Inside, the Opera House is really beautiful, and has huge wooden arches, and some parts are decorated with purple carpet and walls.The stairs are reallyContinue reading “My date with the Opera House”