Favourite Places in Winnipeg, writer life

Editing at the Forks

I was at the Forks today, a major tourist hub in Winnipeg, and one of my favourite hangouts. I had supper at my favourite restaurant there, A Taste of Sri Lanka. And then splurged on a small cookie dough flurry from Neon Cone. I highly recommend both when you visit. I found a table and… Continue reading Editing at the Forks

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Favourite Photos, Favourite Places in Winnipeg

Authentic Victorian

Today is my third, and final, post about Dalnavert, an authentic Victorian era house museum in downtown Winnipeg. In my first post I talked about our experience with a shadow puppet show of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. My second post showcased the formal Christmas dinner. Today, I wanted to share some photos I took… Continue reading Authentic Victorian

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Umm, Which Fork?

Dalnavert is a Victorian house museum in Winnipeg, that has been restored to it's original 1895 grandeur when Sir Hugh McDonald and his family lived in the home. Sir Hugh was the son of Sir John A. McDonald, Canada's first Prime Minister. This is a single place setting for a formal Christmas dinner. Which fork… Continue reading Umm, Which Fork?

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An Evening of Victorian Dickens – A Christmas Carol

Dalnavert is a house turned museum located in downtown Winnipeg. It has been restored to it's original Victorian era condition including decor, furniture and even the wallpaper. It's a popular spot to check out, especially at Christmas time as the house is all decked out in decorations. Another cool point is that there is only… Continue reading An Evening of Victorian Dickens – A Christmas Carol

Favourite Places in Winnipeg

An Experience at Carnaval – Brazilian BBQ

Carnaval is a Brazilian BBQ restaurant in Winnipeg. It appears to be expensive, but for the experience you get - it's not! Carnaval is an all-you-can-eat BBQ. The waiters walk around with huge skewers of different kinds of marinated meat. Each customer gets a two-sided card. Green means bring on the BBQ, red means not… Continue reading An Experience at Carnaval – Brazilian BBQ