Foolproof Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

Foolproof Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

(This foolproof yorkshire pudding recipe was first published in 2010 and garnered a lot of shares via Facebook and Pinterest.  I have recently updated this post, using the WP Recipe maker for easier recipe reading.) For special holidays like Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving, our family…

A ancient story of interracial romance

A ancient story of interracial romance

To watch the Metropolitan Opera Live at the Lincoln Center can cost you as much as US$400 for the best seats, and US$42 at the worst.  Yet, through the recent Metropolitan Opera Live in High definition program, I was able to watch opera at an…

Canadian immigrant trapped between two cultures

Canadian immigrant trapped between two cultures

Mina and her husband are a ordinary Canadian immigrant family with a male dominated structure.  Husband is the provider, and works to support the family.  Mina stayed home to look after the two children.  Mina gets a good allowance to buy groceries and pay for…

Romancing China

Romancing China

“What took you so long?” For the first time, since Stephen Harper became Prime Minister of Canada, he visited China with his wife, Laureen Harper on a 5-day scheduled official visit. Premier Wen Jiao Bao gently chided the Prime Minister for taking so long to…

Inukshuk Blog Award – Immigrant Story

Inukshuk Blog Award – Immigrant Story

We find this delightful blog that has been on cyberspace for the last three years (since 2006).  It is a blog about the adventures of a French Canadian immigrant  who settled in English Canada; about immigration, life as a French teacher and snow ! Her…

Prime Minister Harper visits Bollywood

Prime Minister Harper visits Bollywood

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife made a stop at a Bollywood TV Dance Show in Mumbai during  his recent trip to India.  What an amusing sight it is to watch him and his wife be surrounded by dancing girls. The visit is a…

A Canadian Christmas Tradition

A Canadian Christmas Tradition

Every year, Canadians filled out over 700,000 shoeboxes with toys, school supplies, personal hygiene items such as soap, toothbrushes, combs, etc. through the Operations Christmas Child project run by the Christian organization Samaritan’s Purse. These shoeboxes are sent to children living in poor countries in…

Canadian Thanksgiving

Canadian Thanksgiving

“Thanksgiving weekend is a time when Canadians everywhere pause for the weekend to celebrate with family, friends and communities.

“Many Canadians use the long weekend to catch up with loved ones, take a break from hectic lives and take part in activities that remind them how important those around them truly are.

Neighbour’s Tree fell on our Yard

Neighbour’s Tree fell on our Yard

On one unforgettable night, I was having dinner with my son  at around 8:45 pm in the evening when we heard a thump.   I couldn’t figure what it was, but my son could see it from the window, even in the dark.  A big tree…