- ‘TRUE PASTRY GLOVES’ – STUMBLING THROUGH THE NATIONAL ANTHEMThis past summer, an old friend of mine asked me to serve as an honorary citizenship judge for the annual Canada Day “reaffirmation” … Read more
- FINDING OUR WAY AROUND THIS NEW NEIGHBOURHOODI used to have to drive two hours to Toronto to feel like I wasn’t making enough money. Now I just have to … Read more
- The Reformation of the Township DumpIn the days of early settlement, towns like mine tried to deal with household waste by passing a bylaw demanding people remove garbage … Read more
- Taking the Learning Curve Too FastFor the past two years, everybody has been talking about the invasion of small-town Ontario by refugees from the city. The traffic in … Read more
- Suddenly There Came a TappingAs a writer I rely heavily on the neighbours for inspiration. They have always been a reliable source of suspect information. When I … Read more
Illustrations by Shelagh Armstrong.