Skating Rink – ’Tis the Season

Skating Rink – ’Tis the Season

It’s 11 p.m., bitterly cold outside, and the snow has stopped after three or four hours of accumulation. A sensible person would be heading to bed...

The Curious Flight Path of a Dragonfly

The Curious Flight Path of a Dragonfly

It was early autumn 1991. The summer heat and sweat-lodge humidity of Tokyo were beginning to crisp up to clear mornings when the silhouette of Mount Fuji once again emerged

Where the Stars Align in Canada

Where the Stars Align in Canada

I’ve been starry eyed for a long time. Growing up in the country, I took dark skies for granted. I thought everyone could simply step outside and...

Women in Agriculture and a Royal Winter Fair

Women in Agriculture and a Royal Winter Fair

The Rundown In this episode we talk about the changing role of women in agriculture and the future of the largest agricultural fair in the world. I...

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A Victorian Time Machine

A Victorian Time Machine

Even if it didn’t have amazing live theatre, awesome food and friendly folks, Stratford, Ontario, would still be worth the trip just for the...

Thrill of the Hunt

Thrill of the Hunt

Summers make Canada the ideal staycation choice. And what better to way to explore our country than on a mission? If you have your eye on a...

Don’t Forget the Folklore

Don’t Forget the Folklore

Like any region that has a deep history, these local legends do more than just entertain: they also provide insight into everyday life during bygone...

Bring Your Appetite to Stratford

Bring Your Appetite to Stratford

If you’re a fan of buying locally produced food, then Stratford is your 100-mile-diet dream. A trip in the fall means the 100-miler will have plenty...

FireWorks and Sticky Buns

FireWorks and Sticky Buns

I have to admit, although I’m a dedicated fitness enthusiast, another passion that I have to counterbalance is my love of food. Our recent summer...

Green with Envy

Green with Envy

My partner and I sold our 150-year-old stone house in Galt, Ontario, in August 2016. We sold it on Facebook, actually, but that’s another story....

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