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Bloggers with a View: MARKET DAY

.        Come join us on a trip around the world with stops at markets in France, Oman, Australia, Singapore and Canada. Thank you to all who participated in this month’s ‘Bloggers with a View’. A special shoutout to Sandy for putting it all together.  Update: Please use this link for the full sound version. Thank you for stopping by!

The Sandy Chronicles


The vlog for MARKET DAY is ready for viewing !


Many thanks to the contributors who shared Market Day scenes from around the world. We have scenes from France, Oman, Australia, Singapore and Canada. I had great fun pulling it all together and learned much about posting to YouTube. Now I know allsome of the annoying tricks vloggers do to their videos but I promise, I will restrain myself!

And for the bloggers behind the scenes …

Many thanks to

Toronto, Canada. February 2021

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Bloggers with a View – Path

.          I was delighted to be able to join this virtual walk around the world. A huge shoutout to Vero from My French Chronicles for putting this all together. We’d love for you to have a look!

My French Chronicles

“As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.”

Rumi

Saturday… come rain or shine, I’m at the local library. Well, when I say local, I mean the city library – one-hour drive away from home. That’s where I get my weekly fix: people, books, culture, life…

As usual, I bring back what I’ve borrowed the previous week, collect what I’ve reserved, have a look at the magazines, check the sewing and cooking books then take everything up on the 3rd floor, settle at my favourite table to read or write while watching the people around me. If available, we always take the table in the back corner – it’s usually for 1 (in honour of one of the numerous Covid rules) but the lady in charge in this area know the three of us belong to the same family so it’s no big deal if there…

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Tuesday’s Trails: Incredible Views, New Discoveries and a Local Hero

We have continued our habit of hiking a different route each day. This week's trails included incredibly diverse paths, some that we visited for the first time, and others that were old, familiar friends. Our adventures led to new information, new learning and new reasons to be grateful. Boyle Point Park, Denman IslandVirginia and Sun… Continue reading Tuesday’s Trails: Incredible Views, New Discoveries and a Local Hero

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Saturday Kitchen: Destination Canada

I’m delighted to share this post written by my Australian friend, Jo, ‘The Hungry Writer.’ Oh, and for a bit of ambience, here’s a quick clip to set the mood.
What must-experience Canadian dishes would you add to her list?

And Anyways...

(Nearly) every Wednesday night we draw a cuisine or a theme from the “Decision Bowl” and (nearly) every Saturday night we cook it. Once a month (or so) I’ll pick one to tell you about. Welcome to Saturday Kitchen

When Grant opened the little piece of paper that read “Canada” he tried to fold it up and put it back in the bowl before Sarah and I noticed.

‘What’s it say?’ I asked.

‘Canada,’ he said.

‘Cool,’ I said.

‘I don’t know how I feel about that,’ said Sarah.

‘There’s nothing you can cook for Canada so I might as well put it back in,’ he said.

‘There’s heaps I can cook. There’s pecan pie and pumpkin pie and heaps of other things I’m sure.’

‘I don’t like pecan or pumpkin pie,’ said Sarah.

‘How do you know?’ I asked.

When Grant continued to look sceptical, I said, ‘You…

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