Friday, October 30, 2020
In central Cape Breton, Lake Ainslie stretches its triangular shape out towards the north. In the northeast corner of the river, marshes extend for the first few kilometres of its course. It flows under a two lane bridge that replaced...
The beach season is just upon us and what a season it should be. The heat is here and the swimming season is underway. The ocean is starting to warm up nicely (the Gulf of St. Lawrence) and will be...
The autumn colour season is just about over. We were all expecting that the colours might be not as good as other years because of the dry summer season, but in places, they are as brilliant as ever. Now it...
A long thin ribbon of sand, gravel and rocks make up part of Cape Breton’s shoreline on the north end of the Strait of Canso. This gravel/rock bar of approximately three kilometres is quite a natural feature that can be...
On my way to Tim Horton’s for my morning coffee and Timbits for Missy and Molly, my eye caught a strange black and white shape at the roadside. Slowing down, I noticed it was a young, immature seal a long...
The season is almost over. Have you had your feed of Atlantic Canada’s best delicacy or are you one of the unfortunate few who have a problem eating shellfish? The season that began on the first of May on the...
Chedabucto Bay is a large body of water that separates the southeastern tip of Cape Breton from the mainland of Nova Scotia. It is bordered by Isle Madame and Richmond County on the Cape Breton side and Guysborough County...
Our flight takes us down the valley of the South West Margaree River. At Margaree Forks, the North East Margaree River joins in and we turn slightly westward, following the combined Margaree Rivers. We fly over the “Big Intervale” past...
Our flight took us over the Strait of Canso, over Lennox Passage, and many of the islands that lay adjacent to Janvrin’s Island and Arichat. A quick glance reveals an abundance of gravel and sand that make up the shores...
Two days and two nights of steady heavy rains gave me some ideas for this article. On my way for my morning coffee, I noticed the meadows near Cleveland seemed to be flooded more than ever, with little or no...




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