What to Expect When You’re Expecting in Winnipeg

May 28th, 2010 by Emma Durand-Wood

Things on my to-do-once-I-move-to-Manitoba list: Get married? Check. Buy a house? Done. Have a baby…  any time now! Yep, my husband and I will welcome our first child very shortly, and since pregnancy is such a major life event, the last nine months have given me a real education in expectation. Reflecting on it all […]

Exodus Reversed!

May 18th, 2010 by Emma Durand-Wood

Note from Emma: I’m excited to introduce you all to Winnipeg O’ My Heart’s very first guest blogger… welcome, Ian! Hello, loyal readers of WoMH. As you may know, this little prairie blog started off with three fine contributors, of which only Emma has remained to hold down the fort.  Well fear not for the […]

Social Studies

May 15th, 2010 by Emma Durand-Wood

Tonight’s the night of the “world’s biggest social”, held in honour of Manitoba’s 140th birthday. I’ve been to exactly one social in my almost two years in Winnipeg (two Bud Spud & Steaks, though!) and that’s probably enough for me… I won an incredibly awesome prize that fateful night and would like to keep that […]

Manitoba Homecoming 2010

May 10th, 2010 by Emma Durand-Wood

Just a little plug for one of the events happening in Neepawa during Manitoba Homecoming 2010. On Thursday May 13, there will be two presentations of Of Songs and Battles (“De chants et de batailles”), a fascinating look at the history of Francophone community in Manitoba, produced by the CJP.  I had the pleasure of […]