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Tim Horton’s Dragon Boat Festival – Ottawa June 2013

Tim Horton’s Dragon Boat Festival – Ottawa – Saturday June 22nd I’m at Mooney’s Bay Park again today for the full course of dragon boat racing. The team that my wife is on, the CFUW – Ottawa Dragonauts, survived their … Continue reading

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Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival – Friday night

Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival – Friday night We were at the Friday night event because my wife was a member of the CFUW-Ottawa team that was one of the top sixteen pledge ($) raisers and as a result they had … Continue reading

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CFUW, Ottawa – Dragon Boat Race Preparations

CFUW-Ottawa – Dragonboat Race Preparations My wife is a member of this year’s entry into the Ottawa Dragonboat Festival weekend events and Wednesday was their last practice day on the water at the Rideau Canoe Club. Since the weather was … Continue reading

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Ottawa Race Weekend – Marathon – Sunday May 27th, 2012

Ottawa Race Weekend – Marathon – Sunday May 27th, 2012 It looked like a nice day for a marathon.  Temperature not too hot, light breeze and some cloud cover.  I had decided that I would photograph the participants near to … Continue reading

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Land Battle Re-enactment of French and Indian War at Ogdensburg, NY July 24th, 2011

July 24th, 2011: Land Battle Re-enactment of French and Indian War at Ogdensburg, NY For this event I have broken the activity into two sections. This post covers the land battle portion. If interested in our other postings of the … Continue reading

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Saturday night РGatineau, Quebec Balloon Festival/Festival de Montgolfi̬res de Gatineau 2011

When I left home Saturday, it looked like it might be a perfect night for a balloon launch at the Gatineau Balloon Festival (See my previous post for more Festival details) but, as it turned out, I guess that the … Continue reading

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Rome – The Colosseum (Amphitheatrum Flavium)

Rome – The Colosseum (Amphitheatrum Flavium) After the visit to the Vatican, we hopped back into the tour bus, traveled along some ancient Roman roads past old bridges, past many ruins and monuments and arrived safely at the site of … Continue reading

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Sloan – Canada Day in Kanata 2011

Sloan – Canada Day in Kanata After surviving my trip downtown into the ‘sea of red’, I returned home, had a short rest, enjoyed a nice BBQ meal with friends and then headed over to Walter Baker Park in Kanata … Continue reading

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Mediæval Fair at Osgoode, Ontario – 2010

2010 – Another year has passed by and once again Graeme and I find ourselves visiting Osgoode, Ontario to enjoy the jousting, the archery, the dancing and the costumed folks taking a step back in time to the mediæval days … Continue reading

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Mediæval Fair at Osgoode, Ontario – 2009

July 12th, 2009 – My son, Graeme, called me to tell me about the Mediæval Fair at Osgoode, Ontario. Weather was great so out I went. A really good experience. One group were shooting at targets with their long bows … Continue reading

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