Tag Archives: Scenery

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Although my favourite summer colour is white, I love to add pops of colour, like turquoise. My dear friend Josep-Maria featured me on SENSE CORBATA/NO TIE – a fashion blog with mature stylish women from around the world. Turquoise purse and sandals … Continue reading

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Canada Colours for Canada Day

This red sundress was given to me by my cousin Marion from Germany, when she came for a visit. It belonged to her and she wore it in the ’70s. The petite white flowers and eyelet trim add a nostalgic … Continue reading

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Denim Bustier and a White Denim Jacket

A little daring? Perhaps, but definitely cool for hot summer days. This white denim jacket is lightweight and a gift from my dear friend Elisabeth in Germany. We were shopping in Dinkelsbuhl and she bought it for me. That’s how … Continue reading

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Peplum and Lace

Besides lace being romantic and elegant, it has a nostalgic quality. I bought these tops at Ricki’s in two colours (if you know me, you know I often have two of a kind). This shade of magenta has a purplish tinge. … Continue reading

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Weekend Walk at Webster’s Falls

How I love to get away from it all to enjoy the fresh air and spectacular sights of Webster’s Falls. An adventurous day trip: great for a family outing, photography and exploring. Ontario has a myriad of breathtaking waterfalls besides … Continue reading

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Black and White Plaid

Everything I wear pretty well has a memory and a story woven through its fibres. Case in point–this black and white plaid scarf with matching gloves. I’m a sort of matchy-matchy person, even though my daughter Jean has taught me … Continue reading

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Royal Stewart Tartan: black and red

My grandmother gave me this Royal Stewart scarf with matching gloves in the 60s. She also gave me the same set in black and white plaid. Made in Germany. We had another snow storm last night. The wind was howling … Continue reading

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Winter is Back

Looks like a scene from Narnia. Guess I spoke too soon, but I was hopeful when I wrote my previous post on Tuesday that Spring is in the air. My dance class was cancelled on Wednesday due to freezing rain. … Continue reading

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I’m in love …

I’ve always been in love with the sea and yet I don’t swim. The sight of water evokes romance in my mind; whether a babbling brook or the waves of the ocean, it makes my heart happy as a woman … Continue reading

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STUTTGART: where my story begins

Stuttgart is the San Francisco of Germany; with hills all around, there’s always a spectacular view. It is the capital of Baden-Württemberg. The horse is the coat of arms of Stuttgart (meaning STUD GARDEN). The Fernsehturm was closed while I … Continue reading

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