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Features Winter 2016/17 

 

Open-Air Asylum

author: Tom Cruickshank 

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PORT HOPE HAS BEEN HOME to its share of eccentrics in the past – The Great Farini, The Walking Barber, The Flying Tailor. Then came Farley Mowat, and now a whole new crop of lively characters.

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The Shape of Christmas

author:  Joan Williams illustrator:Tim Zeltner

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Pour This Story Down Your Pipeline

author: Orland French / illustrator: Carl Wiens

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In The Company Of An Adventurer

author: Jane Kelly and Denny Manchee    

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Ernest Margetson

author: Mandy Martin 

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DRAWING ON HIS DEEP EXPERIENCE in architecture, design and heritage, the renowned engineer is passionate about rescuing and reinventing the fine old buildings that define our landscape.

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First Words

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When I visited my mom in her nursing home, one of our favourite pastimes was holding hands in the warmth of the summer sun and singing familiar songs. We sang old marching tunes she’d learned from her dad, who fought in the First World War… read more

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GORGEOUS COVER
This morning I had a phone call from my 87-year-old mom. The only purpose for her call was to tell me how gorgeous the cover of your Spring issue was. She was having a coffee and she wanted to tell me that…

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SUMMER CAMPS

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Watershed is compiling a list of
Summer Camps to occupy your art-obsessed,
STEM-enthusiast, burgeoning thespian or
jack-or-jill-of-all-trades this summer.

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meghan sheffield

megan sheffieldA writer, web producer, and social media manager, Meghan specializes…

signe langford

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Signe is a restaurant chef-turned-writer who tells award-winning stories…

chantelle watt

chantelle wattAs a lifestyle brand photographer, Chantelle enjoys meeting and working…