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  • The holiday marathon doesn’t have to be one

    I love this time of year for the goodness it brings out in people, but I find it dispiriting nonetheless how it can bring out the Grinch, too, ...

  • Why some women can’t report assaults

    Former Toronto Star reporter Antonia Zerbisias launched the hashtag after a brief exchange with a friend. The topic was one that had been on ...

  • Buyers and reviewers beware

    They have served me well for more than 15 years, but there are signs that their lifespan may be soon coming to an end. As per usual, I have ...

  • It’s fine when it’s the Virgin Mary

    There, I can pass the time looking at art old and new, with an almost consistent result of learning something new about the place I am visiting ...

  • The political path of separation, in Scotland’s wake

    In reading the Canadian news media online, I saw a great many references and reflections on Canada’s own separatist issues, i.e., in Quebec. The ...

  • Harper is clearly out of touch

    News reports quoted Stephen Harper as saying the young woman’s death should be viewed as a crime and not as a “sociological phenomenon. We should ...

  • The lengths we’ll go for that magical moment

    My friends know that I have a passion for preserving food, and my pantry has been filling up with season bounties: jams, chutney, salsa and so ...

  • It’s summer, and time to think about snow

    You might be forgiven for thinking that similar weather was coming again, given the unseasonably cool temperatures. More than a few friends have ...

  • Castles in the sea

    This weekend we decided on the spur of the moment to visit Cape Spear in the early evening and we were lucky enough to catch several icebergs ...

  • Invisible women

    What may surprise readers is the fact that the girls had been taken from their school on April 15 while they sat for exams. It’s only been in the ...