Archive for May, 2005

Destination Manchester (UK) - think before you book Air Canada

Monday, May 30th, 2005

If you use Air Canada and want to go the Manchester be prepared to travel through the loathsome Heathrow (LHR) the most crowded, unpleasant, windowless . . . add your own adjective to mean whatever you hate most.
To make matters worse Air Canada only uses BMI to fly from Heathrow to Manchester which means that […]

Canadian pricing woes

Monday, May 30th, 2005

Ohh it’s enough to drive you crazy!
Why can’t Canadians price things so you know how much it’s going to cost?
We were quoted $189 a night for a hotel, but when we checked out what did the bill say?
Well yes it was $189 a night but then there was 10% hotel tax and 7% Goods and […]

Mosquito attack

Saturday, May 28th, 2005

It’s said that this is a early spring, which means mosquitos, vicious mosquitos, hungry mosquitos, biting, infecting, stabbing.
I’ve got 4 on my right arm, 6 on my left ankle, that’s 10. 10 what? Large round, red, bruised purple 25mm diameter, raised, hard, itching places from mosquito bites.
We think it’s because we are different fresh meat […]