Travel & Culture
Gleaning knowledge

Gleaning knowledge

By Shannon Courtney Originally printed in Salty, Vol. 1, Issue 1, October 2016, saltyisland.com. Reprinted with permission. What do knitting, glee...

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Why We Love Manitoba

Why We Love Manitoba

From flapper pie to snorkelling with belugas, this province is full of surprises—and dill pickle vodka!  Despite growing up in one of Manitoba’s...

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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...

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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

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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...

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Why We Love Ayr, Ontario

Why We Love Ayr, Ontario

When I was a kid, we’d frequently pass through Ayr on our way from Paris, Ontario. It was a zigzag left-right turn off the appropriately named Swan...

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