We don’t just love the carnival rides and cotton candy and funky chickens. We also love a good old-fashioned demolition derby.
ORMSTOWN, Que. – When I say I go to the Ormstown Fair for the extreme heat, I mostly mean I’m going to watch cars demolish each other in a dirt arena. But also, it’s hot. This year’s fair marked the first time I felt justified in wearing my Stampede-approved cowboy hat. The sun was unforgiving, […]
On Saturday, Melani and I picked up intrepid Montreal blogger Fagstein – we usually just call him Steve – and headed for Ormstown, about 65 kilometres southwest of Montreal. We had supper at Ormtown’s former train station, now the 1950s-styled Express 57. The diner’s menu – printed on records – is standard diner fare: bacon […]