Traveling Europe – A Chron-nicoles tour

Being back in Canada after having lived in Belgium and traveled Europe for over two years, I’m happy to be presenting and sharing my experiences at the University of Alberta’s International Week today. Looking back at the photos of all the places I’ve been made me realize that I took a LOT of pictures and that I remember each city vividly. It makes me want to go back and re-visit…

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Book Review: The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory

The Red Queen by Phillipa Gregory was a book that I did not want to put down and I was sad when I reached the end. The Red Queen, is the second book in a series Gregory wrote on The Cousin’s War focusing on the period between 1453 to 1485 is from the point of view of Margaret Beaufort born from the House of Lancaster (a red rose). Synopsis: Heiress…

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Stonehenge – A mystery of pre-history

There is so much history and there are so many theories behind Stonehenge that this blog could run for hundreds of pages, but of course I won’t do that here. I was lucky enough to visit Stonehenge and it really is something to see. Located in the county of Wiltshire, England, the stone structure is one of the most famous sites in the world. With stones so large and the…

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10 Random Facts About Nicole Basaraba

What’s one quick way of learning about someone you’ve met on the internet? Sharing 10 random facts about yourself and then “tagging” other online friends to do the same. The lovely Marcia Richards, tagged me to write 10 random things about myself. So here it goes… 1o. I love watersports. I’m not so much into swimming, but more into waterskiing and surfing (behind a boat that is). While surfing in…

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