Summertime, And The Eatin’ is Tasty

June 17th, 2011 by Emma Durand-Wood

The weather has been pretty hit or miss the last few days, but summer is apparently on its way to Manitoba!  Over the last few weeks I’ve been enviously reading various Peggers’ tweets about their first few trips to the lake of the season, and they often involve what meals they’re making. This got me […]

The Cart Before the Horse

June 14th, 2011 by Emma Durand-Wood

Referring to the recent spate of complimentary articles about Winnipeg’s downtown revitalization, One Man Committee (another new-to-me blog!) ponders: “Considering that downtown Winnipeg is only now beginning to see its first significant amounts of residential development in nearly 20 years and retail growth remains slow outside of the Exchange District, articles like this latest in […]

A Couple of New-to-Me Winnipeg Blogs

June 9th, 2011 by Emma Durand-Wood

There are a couple of new-to-me Winnipeg blogs —  Nothing in Winnipeg and Love me, love my Winnipeg —  that I’ve been meaning to mention. I had to laugh when I discovered that they both just wrote about the wacky keywords that bring traffic to their blogs! Nothing in Winnipeg is written by Melissa, a […]

Weird Wedding Traditions of Winnipeg: Socials

June 1st, 2011 by Emma Durand-Wood

Well, it’s just about wedding season, and that means only one thing in Winnipeg… weird wedding traditions! I sort of avoided writing this post for a while, since it’s bound to ruffle some feathers. I’ve touched on it before, but not in any real depth. So here it is: Winnipeg (well, Manitoba) has some weird […]