Performed daily from June to August the Changing of the Guard ceremony takes place at Parliament Hill from 10 to 10:30am. I didn’t catch the whole thing (so I admit it, I get bored when I’m stuck standing in the hot sun amidst a crowd of sweaty strangers. So not my thing.), but I was… Continue reading Changing of the Guard
Last week I was told to explore the Remic Rapids lookout along the Ottawa River for some good photo opportunities. Sure enough, I found some pretty amazing rock sculptures there by local artist John Félice Ceprano.
Saturday started off bad but ended wonderfully after getting the chance to meet my first Greyhound. She was so calm and beautiful and graceful that she just took my breath away from the moment I first laid eyes on her. For those unfamiliar with the plight of the Greyhounds, I would encourage you to look… Continue reading Of Greys and Artists
I am happy to report that my first few days here in Ottawa have been mostly productive. Between the heat, my exhaustion and of course the expected nervousness, it’s difficult for me to get settled. But the first couple of days I braved the heat, explored the community I’m living in and even found a… Continue reading Heat Wave in the Capital