History in the Making

History in the Making

Category: History

Doors Open Winnipeg: Manitoba Legislative Building

Doors Open Winnipeg: Manitoba Legislative Building

Here in Winnipeg, we have one weekend once a year (the last weekend in May) where museums, historical sites, homes, churches, and countless other buildings and sites open their doors to the public for free and let us experience this wonderful city of ours. It […]

Snapshot- 30 May 2018

Snapshot- 30 May 2018

Building on my post from Saturday, I’ve really started to appreciate my hometown of Winnipeg. Sure, we might be a smaller city, only 700,000 people, and we have terrifically cold winters, but we do have some hidden gems that make our city worthwhile…

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet's Our Story

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet's Our Story

Last evening, I was lucky enough to attend the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s premiere of Our Story, a collection of pieces by celebrated Canadian choreographers in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday! As the oldest ballet company in Canada and the longest continually operating company in North […]

A Day at Bunratty Castle, Travel Thursday

A Day at Bunratty Castle, Travel Thursday

Although there are the ruins of castles to be found all over Ireland and the United Kingdom, only a small percentage of them actually survive as a full castle like most of us would imagine. There are a handful of castles that fell into disrepair […]

5 Castles You Have to Visit, Travel Thursday

5 Castles You Have to Visit, Travel Thursday

Although my travel experience isn’t the widest in the world, I have been fortunate enough to see many of the places and things on my bucket list! I’ve decided to start a new travel series with 5 of my top recommendations in different categories- I […]

Discovering St. Patrick's Cathedral, Travel Thursday

Discovering St. Patrick's Cathedral, Travel Thursday

Although Christ Church Cathedral gets a lot of the Dublin love by travellers visiting the city, St. Patrick’s Cathedral is an equally historic and impressive cathedral that is only a short walk from Christ Church and is one of my favourite places to stop by. […]

Ballet Basics: The Books

Ballet Basics: The Books

Ballet has always been a pretty big part of my life, and I am posting pretty regularly about it now. I always try to include a good amount of background in my posts, but sometimes I forgot that some things that are second nature to […]

Playing at History?

Playing at History?

If the title of my blog doesn’t hint strongly enough, my training and education is in history. Though I’m not working in the field currently, I’m still doing a lot of research on my own and staying up to date with what is happening. Although […]

4 Reasons To Visit St. Giles’ Cathedral, Travel Thursday

4 Reasons To Visit St. Giles’ Cathedral, Travel Thursday

When I travel, I spend a lot of my time trying to soak up the culture and history of wherever I am; I think that experiencing other cultures is a great way to broaden your perspective and make you think about the world in a […]

200 Years of the Hudson's Bay Company, Lower Fort Garry

200 Years of the Hudson's Bay Company, Lower Fort Garry

This Travel Thursday is a local one for me- Lower Fort Garry is a surviving fort of the fur trade and was established in 1830 on the banks of the Red River. Although it is not so old as many sites in Europe, it is […]