All on a Winter’s Day…..

Neither of us has had breakfast yet but we are setting out on our morning snow shoe: The sun is out, the sky a deep blue; some clouds in from the West – better not wait…. …crossing  the pond, now frozen, to the beach, normally accessible by ferry, swimming, or not at all – except …

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North Trail to Indian Brook Falls

We awoke to fantastically blue skies on Monday morning, perfect conditions for a hike up the river!
We rounded up the gang, an international selection of woofers from Switzerland, China and UK and some guests, including journalist David Holt and Laughter Yoga teacher Linda LeClerc.

We were of course joined by lively Cosmo who bounded ahead in the Spring sunshine!

We were remarking the trail to the waterfall with orange tape. The path had become somewhat overgrown, so we shifted a few trees and branches as we went and admired the beautiful views.

It was quite a scramble down to the brook.

We enjoyed sights […]

Pet Friendly: Mind, Body, Spirit

Blizzards and wind-chill are the drudgery of winter months, but they don’t stop our Cabot Shores pup, Cosmo, from enjoying snow-filled frolics. As we humans retreat to the indoors, the blithe, bountiful attitude of the animal is something we can all learn from. A mind free of inhibitions and emotional hang-ups, our pets are unphased by the obstacles of life’s journey. Pets are engaged with their surroundings and live in the present– this is a practice yogis and wellness gurus preach. Its no wonder why we’re bound to their spirits. Our pets bring companionship in […]

Polar Bear Swims at Cabot Shores

After being repeatedly pummeled by high winds, heavy downpours, storms and flooding, Cape Breton Island is finally seeing some sunshine.  Inspired by the sun and relatively mild weather, two women and a dog courageously set out to do a polar bear swim at Cabot Shores on New Year’s day. Finding the right spot – easy …

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