Cavendish in Winter

One winter’s day in Cavendish, National Park. I rarely go to Cavendish Beach in the summer due to the crowds. I can count the number of times on one hand. In the winter, however, it is a beautiful, ghost-of-a-place to be. There was not another soul around except for a wild, white hare that sprinted…

Dancing Goat Dreams

The Dancing Goat Café and Bakery in Margaree, Cape Breton Island is the stuff dreams are made of. Imagine waking up to the quiet early morning light on a crisp day. Outside the forest air is full of frosty dew and you feel like you could be in the middle of nowhere, but you’re definitely…

Happiness is a Hot Handpie

Yesterday was the first day of Spring (yay!) and International Happiness Day! I spent the day going on a walk in the sunshine and a food-venture to Borden-Carelton, Prince Edward Island. As it happens, it was the most appropriate thing to do on such a day, because the taste of a hot, handmade handpie is pure happiness….

Wholesome Island Oats

The pretty packaging of Heatherdale Wholesome Goods’ Organic, Cold-pressed OATS caught my eye. I picked up a 1kg bag of these Prince Edward Island grown oats at the newly opened (and much welcomed) Murphy’s health centre and food-mart on Queen St.  (Islander directions: “where the old Co-op was”).  At $6.99/bag they were worth every penny….