Yet Another Snowstorm

It feels every year I have to write something about Montreal’s most punishing Winter days. Being a relatively recent newcomer to Canada, I’m still impressed by the extremes of cold and snow which the local climate can achieve. Quite the juxtaposition to the grey and damp Winters of London I became accustomed to for most... Continue Reading →

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A Day Underground Part I

(note: the embedded Tweets in this post may not show up if you're viewing this on a mobile device.) Last year, I said I was going to spend a whole day underground for a laugh. And I did; I spent a full 9-5 workday in Montreal's underground city, the so-called "RÉSO". As promised I live tweeted the experience, but... Continue Reading →

Monkland Village

   Since I've been in Montreal, like many visitors I'd focused myself on the Francophone side of the city. I'd asked my flatmate, @rbouskilla, for recommendations of places to visit in the Anglophone quater. On his suggestion, a chilly winter morning took @marilou99 and I West, to the village of Monkland.   You can get to Monkland by taking... Continue Reading →

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