Niagara Falls Through The Seasons

The weather in North America varies from Indonesian-level heat and humidity in summer, to Russian-level extreme cold and snow in winter. Some of my cousins also live in this part of the world, and we each have fairly strong and varied opinions on the weather here. Below is a conversation from Facebook: Cousin 1: Snow Again???!!?? […]

The Power Plant – Toronto, Canada

Driving back from Newcastle to Sydney one Sunday afternoon, North Nomad and I took a “shortcut”. The shortcut doubled our return trip, and took us through Wolf Creek territory. Driving through the semi-rural regional area about 40 minutes out of Newcastle, we hit a stretch of road that was deserted but for one house. One […]

Toronto Tea Festival -Toronto, Ontario, Canada

I take it all back, Canada. All those snarky things I said about North Americans not understanding tea and its intricacies and complexities. Oh, how wrong was I … The Toronto Tea Festival 2014 was held on the weekend of 1-2 February in the Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library in Yorkville. North Nomad got a […]