Balaclava – Ghosts and Skeletons of Ontario’s First Green Community

     Balaclava is one of my faves. The sawmill still stands and holds it’s integrity….you can almost here it at work as it did in 1861. Although we knew we shouldn’t have, we stepped inside the mill to get a glimps of what was. When I looked down my legs became weak. I could … More Balaclava – Ghosts and Skeletons of Ontario’s First Green Community

Newfoundout – Doomed Before It Began – People Exploited

     Newfoundout was a real treat to visit. As we drove down the lonely road that was lined with fencing from it’s originators you could almost hear the horse and buggies. There are only skeletal remains of a once inhabited place. The houses remain to weather and fall in on themselves as nature slowly … More Newfoundout – Doomed Before It Began – People Exploited

Brudenell “The Sin Bin” – Women, Alcohol, Gambling and Al Capone?!

                On Monday July 13, 2015 my lovley wife Michelle and I travelled to the infamous town of Brudenell. We were very excited to see for ourselves, the town once known as “The Sin Bin” of The Opeongo Line! In 1871 the town was bustling!……it had three hotels, … More Brudenell “The Sin Bin” – Women, Alcohol, Gambling and Al Capone?!