Monthly Archives: January 2015

little sister coffee winnipeg

An Australian’s Guide to Winnipeg Coffee

Up until a few months ago, flat whites did not exist in Manitoba. The closest I could get to my favourite Australian drink was a latte, and then I had to deal with poorly steamed (often burnt) milk and average beans. Recently that’s changed with both Starbucks and Second Cup adding flat whites to their menu, but I hardly think they count. Continue reading

On top of Whistler

Learning to Ski in Whistler: A Skeptics Guide

I have no doubt that for many people learning to ski in Whistler would be a dream come true. But it’s not my dream. I had visited Whistler a few years back for a week and went the whole time without stepping foot into skis (although I did still fork out the exorbitant fee to go up the mountain and ride the peak to peak gondola). Continue reading