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Anthony Jenkins

Anthony Jenkins is a freelance writer and illustrator who lives in Mono.

Alison and Jim

Mar 16, 2024

Although her life is separated from artist J.E.H. MacDonald by nearly a century, Alison Douglas has come to know the painter with microscopic intimacy.

A Watch on the Wild Side

Mar 16, 2024

A trail cam – or several – is an ideal way to delight in the diverse wildlife that visits your country property.

Sheet of Dreams – How Backyard Rinks Are a True Labour of Love

Nov 27, 2023

People don’t just ‘build rinks’, they build memories of embracing the winter and playing together, as a family.

Long Runway, Small Plane, Big Sky

Jun 16, 2023

When these headwaters pilots feel the urge to fly, they step out their back door.

Artistic Legacy

Mar 20, 2023

The bursary in his name has proved a lasting gift from Mulmur artist Reed Cooper to local artists.

Home for the Holydays

Nov 20, 2022

As the end of year draws near, families and friends gather to celebrate the myriad of traditions, festivals and holy days that are observed in the hills.

Daryl Hostrawser: Canadian Champion Plower

Jun 24, 2022

After waiting and practising for two long Covid years, it’s time to head to Ireland to compete in the World Ploughing Championship.

Farmers at the Table

Sep 24, 2021

Three Dufferin farmers sit down talk about what it means to be a modern farmer, the challenges they face and what they wish we knew about them.

Meet the Farmers

Sep 24, 2021

Bert Tupling, Mike Swidersky and Darryl Burnett criss-cross Dufferin County tending to wheat, barley, corn, potatoes, cattle, sheep and more.

While We Are Sleeping

Jun 22, 2021

It’s 3:15 a.m. Where are you? Meet the folks who are doing important work in the middle of the night as most of us are curled up under the covers.

Tree of Life

Jun 22, 2021

Artist Jim Menken’s chainsaw allows fallen trees to rise again.

Some Sunny Day

Mar 31, 2021

Covid has shifted our world and changed our priorities. For many, the hopes and dreams for the aftertimes are simple ones – to hug a parent, have dinner with a friend.

The Good Old Hockey Guy

Nov 24, 2020

Al Waltho may have replaced two hips and a knee, but he’s not quite ready to hang up his skates.

“Not Your Grandmother’s 4-H”

Sep 18, 2020

But the principles of head, heart, hands and health still thrive in Headwaters.

Snooping On Wildlife

Mar 24, 2020

Trail (or game) cameras are rugged, motion-activated devices about a quarter the size of a loaf 
of bread and meant for extended, remote use outdoors.

Telling Tales Out Loud

Mar 24, 2020

Audiobooks and podcasts have produced a resurgence in oral storytelling, but for the Dufferin Circle of Storytellers the ancient art never went away.

Ready or Not, Winter Storms Are on the Way

Nov 22, 2019

Howling blizzards, ice storms, power outages. Emergency services are on high alert, but when disaster strikes, the first line of defence is you.

Emergency Preparedness Checklist

Nov 22, 2019

Handy lists for the items you’ll need and the steps you’ll want to take before you hunker down at home or hit the road in an emergency.