Culham House

March 8, 2018

Culham House

March 8, 2018
In my art career, I have been commissioned to do quite a few paintings of historic houses and buildings. This one, called “Culham House”, is a very special structure with an interesting recent history on top of its historic value. This Georgian style heritage home was originally built in downtown Collingwood, Ontario, c.1870 but get this...it was saved from demolition and painstakingly moved/rebuilt in 2007 ... Continue reading

Knock Knock, You Rock! Collingwood, Ontario

November 28, 2017
World events these days can make things seem quite heavy so I decided to do something to give my spirits a lift...I started Knock Knock, You Rock! And Collingwood, Ontario (where we lived for 7 years before moving back to Newfoundland), was my first go at it. I asked people on my Facebook page to nominate someone doing good things in the community and from ... Continue reading

How to Get Fresh Food in Newfoundland Year Round

September 18, 2017

Moving back to Newfoundland in 2009, I quickly realized the supply of fresh food here is a real issue since so little is grown on the island and we mostly rely on the ‘mainland’ for everything we eat. That means it is shipped or flown in and our weather is highly unreliable out in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, particularly in the winter. For …

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Newfoundland Road Trip – Fogo Island

August 30, 2017
Fogo Island Since Besh was heading up to the edge of the earth for a shaman workshop on Change Islands, here in Newfoundland, I decided to tag along for fun and we added Twillingate and Fogo Island to our trip. The first three nights we van camped. We had the best weather which was great considering how long we drove looking for a quiet, secluded ... Continue reading

Newfoundland Road Trip – Twillingate

August 30, 2017
Twillingate Besh and I just did a 1 week stay-cation on 3 islands in the northern part of Newfoundland. We van camped on Twillingate Island first for the first night, then Fogo Island for 2 nights and then we rented a very old house in Change Islands for 3 nights. What a time we had! From Holyrood, we drove straight up to Twillingate (5 hrs) ... Continue reading
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