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Just for Laughs Festival. Montreal

22/08/2016 by .

Canadians are not particularly known for their sense of humour so I was a little sceptical when I heard about the Just for Laughs Festival, particularly as it’s held in, Quebec, where they all speak French.

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The Montreal Highlights Festival

16/06/2013This entry was posted in Canada, Montreal, North America, Quebec and tagged , , , on by .

Alain Simard is something of a legend in Montreal. After all, anyone who can bully the government into putting on free outdoor festivals must be a little bit special.  But sitting next to me nursing a hangover and sipping a cup of take away soup, he seemed very unlegendary like.

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Montreal. Canada’s second city comes of age.

16/06/2013This entry was posted in Canada, Montreal, North America, Quebec and tagged , , , on by .

Marie was gazing at me intently. She had been for a few minutes now and her rock steady stare was more than a little disconcerting I can tell you. I’d like to say she was hopelessly intoxicated by my rugged good looks and international reputation, sadly though, it was a result of my feeble attempts at following her directions for rolling paper thin pasta.

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Le Petit Hotel Montreal

16/06/2013This entry was posted in Canada, Hotel Reviews, Montreal, North America, Quebec and tagged , , on by .

Petit may mean small, and if we are being honest here, it is a boutique hotel. It’s just that my room was actually very big. Maybe the hotel should be renamed Le Petit Hotel Avec Grand Chambre?

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