Profile of Janice Wells

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  • The importance of support

    I’m only dreading it because I’ve been a bit spoiled as a landlord with the apartments I look after for Newman. These apartments are affordable ...

  • ‘That’s a silver lining’

    Obviously hair extensions are nothing new, but they seem like a relatively new thing to me; the operative word being ‘relatively.’ When I was of ...

  • Attic musings

    Nancy Drew was at it all the time and finding clues and solving mysteries and everything. I don’t remember any books about what people did with ...

  • Blue Jays and Big Sister

    Big Sister lived in Toronto. Her real job was with a law firm but her fun job was part time as a hostess at the Windows restaurant in the Sky ...

  • Mystery gardens and round tuits

    Who knows why? I have both his books, and would have double checked my fact about the railway and of course discovered my error except my books ...

  • Disservice in Heart’s Content

    According to author Fred Rowe, a change in the railway line took much of the commerce away, but nothing can take away the significance of Heart’s ...

  • Unchain my driving

    This is a woman who used to get chains put on her car when she first began driving in central and western Newfoundland around 50 years ago. Some ...

  • The grilling question: gas or charcoal?

    Newman is not a big fan of barbecuing. He doesn’t mind/usually loves eating food cooked on a barbecue, but he doesn’t want to be the cook. He’d ...

  • Confessions of a clothesline devotee

    I have lived with them all: basement, commercial, main floor and upstairs. I started off on the main floor. My mother’s wringer washer was in the ...

  • One ringy dingy…

    Over a year ago I received the following email from a woman named Shirley: “I read your column every week. I have an orchid cactus that was given ...