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My Toronto

Of my various times spent in Canada, Toronto has not been a regular visit for me due primarily to family visits dictating other destinations. It’s a fine visit though and especially good value from the UK. Here’s a personal take on some of the things I have enjoyed about my times in Ontario.

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January 9, 2008 Posted by | On The Road | , , , , | 4 Comments

Maple Leaf Gardens

A touch more hockey then – the grand old game. I was reminded recently in discussion about the only NHL game I ever went to in Toronto – at the much lauded old Maple Leaf Gardens in the season when the Toronto Maple Leafs were about to vacate the ice there for the very last time. It was something of a pilgrimage then, one reason being that the old Nottingham rink I used to visit for hockey was built on a scaled down plan of the old Canadian arena. MPG, apart from hosting hockey for decades also saw the likes of artists as disparate as The Beatles and Tiny Tim appear there.

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January 5, 2008 Posted by | Sporting Tales | , , , , | Leave a comment