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Long John and Smokey – Batawa

Up we go and down we go – repeat as required… In this case, it’s up on the North Star quad chair and down on Smokey and Long John – two of the nine runs at Batawa Ski Hill. Images … Continue reading

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The lift – Batawa

The North Star quad chair lift in operation at Batawa Ski Hill. Images by Katherine © 2013 CKB

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Batawa fall – the lift

This was what some would consider a good day to stay inside where it is warm and dry, and that’s exactly what most people were doing at Batawa Ski Hill. I suppose the chilli contest that was being held in … Continue reading

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Batawa – around the hill

A look around Batawa Ski Hill on a rainy, foggy, and most wonderful fall day.   You can interact with the user controlled 360° version. All images © 2012 carlykb.com

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A great day for chili

I stopped in at Batawa Ski Hill for their 5th annual chilli contest, and of course to enjoy the fall colours.The guys from Quinte West fire station 5 brought some tools of their trade, some huge smiles – and some … Continue reading

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A foggy fall day

A rainy day, fog and low cloud are rolling around the trees near the top of the runs at Batawa Ski Hill. I could be inside the lodge having a cup of coffee, but I am walking about with a … Continue reading

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New shoes

These shoes have been kicking about in my box of new shoes for about two years. Maybe three. I don’t like wearing my new shoes as they will no longer be new. If I had unlimited amounts of disposable cash … Continue reading

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The Batawa Connection

Much of my life involves discovered and rediscovered connections to the past – there’s a subtle difference between the two, something that can best be described as ‘oh cool’ and ‘holy moly’ moments in life. The last few weeks involved … Continue reading

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Bata Shoe Museum

With about 1000 items of footwear on display at any given time (from a collection numbering over 10,000), the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto is the place to learn about footwear. Footwear on display ranges from Chinese bound foot shoes … Continue reading

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67 cents

Things always seem to go wrong for me – well, not always, but often enough that I’ve become somewhat cynical and sceptical over the years, a little bit jaded, and perhaps a touch of a pessimist. 67 cents. I had … Continue reading

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