Trek to the Snows of Kilimanjaro (January 12, 2019)

Armchair Travel to the summit of Kilimanjaro Please join us Saturday, January 12, 2:30-3:30 p.m. to enjoy The Snows of Kilimanjaro & Beyond, with photographer and adventurer Lola Reid Allin. After a successful summit of Kilimanjaro in July 2018 through more snow than the tallest freestanding mountain has received in 20 years, Lola travels to the Serengeti by…

Night waiter at the Parrott Art Gallery

On our last night in Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, East Africa we had a fabulous meal served by this man on the rooftop of our boutique hotel, Beit al Kholle House. Currently on display at the Parrott Art Gallery, Pinnacle Street, Belleville, Ontario as part of the Belleville Art Association’s 60th Anniversary Annual Juried Art Show.

Prepping for Mount Kilimanjaro

Count down to departure. Been hiking in conservation areas all winter but yesterday added 6kg: a daypack packed with books. Five km up-down-up-down the esker and five empty beer cans later, Kalurra, the dog, & I returned to the car. I’ll bet you’re thinking “WHOA did she guzzle a beer every 12 minutes?” What I wrote…

Thanks for a great party!

A big THANK YOU to everyone who attended the Opening Night of PASSING THROUGH at the Parrott Gallery on Pinnacle. More than 120 visitors joined me to see (and buy!) the photographs that Bert Jenkins & I had chosen for the Show & Sale, to hear the music of Duncan Cooper, and to celebrate my birthday! Please join Bert…

Passing through…Rwanda

PASSING THROUGH Please join me on Opening Night Thursday, January 11th 6 -7:30 PM to enjoy photographs, piano music by Duncan Cooper, and birthday cake! Join me on Saturday January 20th 2-4 pm to learn more about… Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda and other places I’ve had the pleasure of passing through. Sneak preview of photographs starts Thursday,…

Passing through

Please join me on Opening Night Thursday, January 11th 6 -7:30 PM to enjoy photographs, piano music by Duncan Cooper, and birthday cake! Sneak preview of photographs starts Thursday, January 4th, 2018.

Saturday afternoon with Duncan Cooper

A crowd of fifty or more enjoyed an afternoon of music by the Duncan Cooper Trio at The Parrott Gallery, Belleville Public Library. Generously sponsored by Roli Tipper of Tipper Financial.   My personal favorite? Poinciana written by Nat Simon in 1936, adapted from a Cuban folk tune “La canción del árbol” (“The song of the…

Belleville Rotary Club Paul Harris Community Leader Awards Banquet

Dateline: Monday November 20, 2017 Hosted by Sans Souci Restaurant in Beautiful Downtown Belleville, three recipients were recognized for their years of outstanding dedication to help others less fortunate. This year, President Tracy Bray and the Belleville Rotary Club awarded this prestigious honor to Bill Morton, Selina Harley, and Patricia Guernsey whose actions exemplify the…

More of beautiful

Downtown Belleville: Day 8 Cycle on city streets or the TransCanada Trail…enjoy the picturesque Late 18thC Log Cabin relocated and converted to our Chamber of Commerce… Find 19thC Georgian architecture…19thC High Victorian architecture… Stop for lunch, espresso, and a sweet at The Brake Room.