Author Archives: NixonsCan

About NixonsCan

World-travelled ecologist interested in energy, food & water challenges, photography, poetry and music.

It’s Games Time! @2018WoodBuffalo

It was an early, cold morning start for several hundred young athletes as they prepared for their journey north for the Alberta Winter Games 2018 in Wood Buffalo. Skiers, hockey players, and other young sportswomen and men bundled their equipment … Continue reading

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The Village Chippy in Yorkshire

Yorkshire Fish ‘n’ Chips and Beer Yorkshire Fish ‘n’ Chips, without any doubt of mind, the best in the world but there’s one sure way to make them better. And that’s to have them in the pub with some good … Continue reading

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Fire fall to Grizzlys

  Olds Grizzlys came back from two goals down to win this rearranged Alberta Female Hockey (Bantam Elite) League game (A big snowstorm on Nov 3, 2017, resulted in calling off the original fixture). Goals by Hailey Wiltshire and Jayna … Continue reading

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Fire White burn Cyclones in Lethbridge

  Three in one It was a quick turnaround from the game versus Red Deer in Penhold yesterday. A trip south down the QEII highway to play Lethbridge Cyclones at Henderson Park Ice Centre, in Lethbridge. As the only team … Continue reading

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Fire White pick up the points in Penhold

  Fire Chiefs Fire White picked up the points in Penhold today in their Alberta Female Hockey League (Bantam Elite) game against Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs. Gracie Gilkyson scored the lone goal for Fire White in the first period. … Continue reading

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Fire and Fury in Calgary

  Red and White at Blue Just to be clear, the local match-up between the two Girls Hockey Calgary teams in the Alberta Female Hockey League (Bantam Elite) on Sunday had Fire Red playing in white and Fire White playing … Continue reading

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Fire White pop in four goals against Grizzlys

All tied after 40 The scoring was even after 20 minutes; it was still all square after 40. Then Fire White got into some serious fore-checking, put lots of pressure on the Olds Grizzlys defense and turned in two more … Continue reading

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