A Victorian Time Machine

While many a small Canadian town will claim to be a Victorian village, Stratford is without a doubt the real deal: a place where vintage architecture has been lovingly preserved.

Thrill of the Hunt

From chic boutiques to sprawling outdoor markets, the world is your oyster when it comes to shopping for antiques.

Don’t Forget the Folklore

While you’re out discovering Stratford and the surrounding region, keep your ears and eyes open for some fascinating local folklore.

Dentist Drilled Deep into The Strange Copper Cylinders of Thaddeus Barnes

Ramon Humeres is no stranger to puzzles or adventures. The 60-year-old Toronto dentist has been tackling thorny enigmas for years. And, his favourite photo is of him skydiving. Humeres discovered the six sets of journal pages for The Strange Copper Cylinders of Thaddeus Barnes treasure hunt late in the game. He cut it about as […]

The Cycle of Life

Yvonne Bambrick has been on a bike since she was a baby. On the back of her father’s bike, a few decades back. But now she gets around Toronto under her own steam, and in her own words. Bambrick is the author of the Urban Cycling Survival Guide. It’s an introduction to the skills, gear […]