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Spring 2013

Volume 20 Number 1

Chicken for Dinner

Mar 31, 2013 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

I am allowed to grow a small number for my own use, but if I tried to sell the eggs or the broilers in any quantity, I would be visited by a chicken policeman in a big black Ford.

Bob Cook

The Great Escaper

Mar 31, 2013 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

The Orangeville Sun called him Robert the Bold. Local police called him ‘armed and dangerous.’ His neighbours called him ‘misunderstood.’ Bob Cook’s story fits all these descriptions – and then some.

Pommies Dry Cider: Crisp, Clear & Dry

Mar 31, 2013 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

Even in colder weather customers love Pommies’ combination of five local apple varieties, a bit of sugar, water, naturally occurring acids and carbonation.

Going the Distance – On Horseback

Mar 31, 2013 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Endurance riding is one of the fastest growing equine sports in the world.

The house sits amid manicured lawns and paddocks in gently rolling land. Photo by Pam Purves.

A Home for Eclectic Art and Artifacts

Mar 31, 2013 | Pam Purves | At Home in the Hills

This is a home for people with curious minds and catholic tastes. What appears from the outside to be a romantic’s ideal of a country house in a bucolic setting cleverly conceals a curiosity shop’s worth of art and artifacts. Visitors go from Jane Austen to Charles Dickens just by stepping through the door. The…

Shining a Light on Mental Health

Mar 31, 2013 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research says that one in five Canadians will experience a form of mental illness at some point.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Spring 2013

Mar 31, 2013 | Ken Weber | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Leisure | Puzzles

From Terra Cotta to Terra Nova, a leaky roof in Alton and how Ginny fooled Jack.

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