Archive | February 2013

Tiny House Living, Not Just a Concept

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Can you believe it’s coming up on 5 months that I’ve lived in Little Yellow? It feels much longer to me, and also much shorter and then longer again when I think back. But time will do that to you. She is such a good house 🙂 Better all the while as life gets easier and easier with the fixing of slight systematic annoyances.

The wonky door situation has been remedied and it FINALLY closes and locks now, which is quite the luxury. There was some wicked cold weather and it being partly open didn’t do any favours. Used to seeing your breath inside your house? I wasn’t. Enter the Origo heat pal I bought second hand (or maybe third, by the looks of it) on ebay during the build and totally forgot about. It runs on denatured alcohol like my 2 burner boat stove, and puts off a goodly amount…

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Interlude Finery!

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Winterlude‚ is in full swing with lots of exciting outdoor activities happening throughout the National Capital Region. As usual, most of the action happens downtown in and around Confederation Park.

This year’s Winterlude features something special:‚ The Lantern Garden of the Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival. I’m not sure where the Winterlude organizers found this thing, but kudos to them because it is awesome.

The tunnel, which is made from over a thousand lanterns, which feature a bright blue and orange hue, has been a popular site so far. Winterlude’s website describes it as a “highly colourful experience and that’s certainly true. I keep seeing colourful pictures of the unique display on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

I took a few photos myself, which you can see below. But it’s much more fun to go see the real thing in-person and snap a few photos of your own. So if you…

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How We Survive Winter!

Apologies,  haven’t posted anything for quite some time! Haven’t been feeling the best, a general malaise. Finally got out to our Unesco World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal. Winterlude, our winter celebration has begun. I don’t particularly like the crowds anymore, so I go out during the week when things are quite. Hope you enjoy these photographs taken with my Samsung Tablet!

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