Tag Archives: cold

Old Town Montreal in the COLD!

Montreal Old Town is a pleasure to visit at anytime of the year. But I have to admit that in the cold it can be a bit of a challenge, like anywhere. And the last time I was in Montreal … Continue reading

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Record Lows Bring Winter Wonderland

Yesterday was officially the coldest January 13th on record here in this part of Ontario. Temperatures surpassed the previous minimum, originally set in 1918 and matched in 2004 (which was incidentally less than a fortnight after I moved here). At … Continue reading

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Sun Dog Days

In Southern Ontario, this time of year is characterised by wild weather swings. The day before yesterday it got up to 20ºC (68ºF) and everyone was out in their gardens in shorts. Then this morning we woke to heavy, wet, … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls (Ice) Bound

The last couple of winters have been uncharacteristically mild here in southern Ontario (although ironically, it’s snowing heavily as I write this). But this week in 2008 was anything but mild. These days, I’m very fortunate to live less than … Continue reading

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