Tag: Downtown Calgary

Winter Fun–Calgary

2015: We alighted in frosty, flaky Calgary in mid-November to experience Christmas cheer against a backdrop of white fluffy snow. But, then how do you spend your time? For locals the first snowfall gets them scampering for their skis, sledges and winter goodies. I listen to my son’s friends weave weekend plans around feather-lite powdery…

Calgary…The frosty ambience of 17th Avenue.

It is silence all around…silence not of human voices or moving traffic but silence of space. Calgary in winter does justice to its name source, the Old Norse words Kald and Garf to describe ‘cold’ and ‘garden’, words used by Vikings when they resided in the Inner Herbides. The snow is intimidating and you tend to…