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rural albert advantage cd

Perhaps I was drawn to the Toronto-based band The Rural Alberta Advantage (colloquially deemed RAA) because my roots are deep in rural Alberta, but the complex coming-of-age sounds keep me coming back

ready set go book

I have been a runner and a huge fan of Robert Munsch's books for years! We have so many amazing trails right here in London

book cover image: heirloom plants

What exactly is heirloom gardening?  Thomas Etty and Lorraine Harrison have written Heirloom plants : a complete compedium of heritage vegetables, fruits, herbs & flowers to introduce home growers

Canada 365 book review

My husband and I received this book (Canada 365 : Every Day Tells a Story) as one of our wedding gifts. It was quite fitting as we were road tripping across the country for our honeymoon

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book cover image: The extreme weather : survival manual

Watching extreme weather reports, especially the top ten countdown, on the weather network is a fascinating look at what Mother Nature can throw our way

book cover image The Edge of Empire

Get your kicks from ancient Rome to Hadrian's Wall with Sextus Julius Severus, the new governor of Britannia, as your walking guide.

a long way home

The Oscar nominations have been announced and this year there are lots of literary connections to the movies

90 years ago on January 30, 1927, an arsonist set fire to the Crystal Palace at the Western Fair. 

First Presbyterian Church became the first place of worship in London  to have electric lighting 125 years ago on January 25th, 1892

150 years ago on January 25th, 1867, Lavinia Hermione Gertrude Amanda Guelph, wife of Charles Wetherbee, died at the age of 46