Monthly Archives: April 2021

Simpson’s Catalogue, 1943

Most of our readers will not remember the Robert Simpson’s catalogue of the Second World War (and no, I don’t). This post’s musings of his Spring and Summer catalogue of 1943 will give us an insight into his catalogue and in particular the growth of the mail order business.  In the early days ‘dodgers’ known […]

Millbrook’s Trout Ponds Trails Re-visited

***Please click on this link Map Locations of ALL Trails on this Site to view a map with the location of every trail “2oldguyswalking” has written a review on.*** Millbrook’s Trout Ponds Trails Re-visited UPDATE – April 22 2021 – Thanks to Dave D’Agostino’s comment below, I’ve learned that you can continue past Fire road […]

Life With The General (Foods), Part Two

Where else could I have worked in a food production plant and met the RCMP, a bomb squad and a police investigator … have your attention yet? Keep reading to find out more details. Phase three of my life with the General found me working in the Desserts & Beverage Laboratory, the largest of many […]

Walking or Hiking Trails Near Belleville Ontario Canada

These are links to our reviews of trails about half an hour (or less) drive from Belleville. Simply click on the links below to open a review with accurate trailhead locations and full trail reviews. Since some trails are simply nowhere near a major center, just click this link : Map Locations of ALL Trails […]