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Mahone Bay Scarecrow Festival (Part 2)

In Sites and Sounds on October 5, 2009 at 12:08 pm

This is my favorite one, the farmer with his cows – setup outside the Post office, you can just about see the Canada post sign behind the farmer..

Dancing anyone?

I think these guys resemble more traditional scarecrows…



On the Saturday night (once it’s dark) there is a Pumpkin Walk. 150 carved/lit pumpkins line a path…. If you go to Jackie’s Blog you will be able to see some pictures!


Mahone Bay Scarecrow Festival (Part 1)

In Sites and Sounds on October 5, 2009 at 11:57 am

As a celebration of Fall, every year Mahone Bay hosts it’s annual Scarecrow festival. Last Saturday was the 13th Annual festival but a first for Cameron and myself. Residents and businesses alike take part in The Great Scarecrow Challenge, and the Scarecrow’s didn’t disappoint.

Here is a pirate down near the wharf…



And how about Ray Charles and Tina Turner…

Tina Turner

Tina Turner

Introducing the Royal Family….

I wonder what this poor woman did to deserve such a punishment…

Hungry? Fancy a pizza?

Weekend Adventures

In Sites and Sounds on December 14, 2008 at 7:20 pm

Our weekends are usually taken up with lots of exploring and investigating and this weekend was no exception! On Saturday we headed along to Mahone Bay (stop for Tim Horton’s coffee) then along through Chester to East River where we stopped for a much need pee in the bushes (bloody coffee) and walk along the railway line. After our walk (might I just add it was freezing) we headed back to Chester for a Subway. Following lunch we went back to East River and headed out along Aspotogan Peninsula round to Fox Point near where we stopped for more coffee at Bike and Bean before going to Tantallon (see blue markers on map). After all those back roads it was time to head home along the highway!

Paper Mill next to Railway (East River)

Paper Mill next to Railway (East River)

Please click here to see a Map of our adventures!

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Jock the Jeep

In My day to day on October 25, 2008 at 8:09 pm

Not had much chance to get online the last couple of days so thought I would just give you a quick run down of what we’ve been up to…

25th – Went to Liverpool (nice name) to pick up our new car now officially known as “Jock the Jeep”.

Jock the Jeep

Jock the Jeep

After picking Jock up from the garage, we decided to let him stretch his legs… Read the rest of this entry »