Festival du Voyereur sculpture is now appearing in snow-starved Winnipeg with the help of ski machines.
By Jo Simon
It happens, usually, in January. Snow sculptures start to emerge out of massive blocks of ice on the city’s central boulevards and street corners on both sides of the Red River, mutely sending out a message. Get ready! they announce. The Festival du Voyageur will soon be here!
On the ice that day, Steven’s Egyptian friend was thinking outside the box.
Imagine you’re driving out on a frozen lake, up and over snow drifts, through two feet of snow, and during this drive the lake is cracking and sounds of thunder are echoing through the truck. Sounds exciting doesn’t it?
When the days are short, cold and dark, all we really want to do after a long day at work is have something hearty when we get home.
Known as “Carbonnade a la Flamande”, this Belgian beef stew is made with Newcastle brown ale and plenty of onions. The flavour is a little sweet and sour, the sweet from the onions and either a little added sugar or tomato paste, and the sour from a touch of mustard or vinegar.
“Cynthia caused a lot of trouble in her workplace. Nobody wanted to believe that the ogre some portrayed her as existed within this otherwise charming façade, but she alienated people all around her and that was damaging to the company.”