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Winter 2014

Volume 21 Number 4

Ed Roman

The Year in Music: 2014

Nov 17, 2014 | Scott Bruyea | Back Issues

Sharing the highlights of excellent music that continues to percolate so vigorously in the hills.

Chris Sorensen of Caledon East executes a picture-perfect jump at the recent Canadian Show Jumping Tournament at Caledon Equestrian Park. Photo by Ellen Cameron.

The Thrill of Show Jumping

Nov 17, 2014 | Cecily Ross | Leisure

Local riders prepare to dazzle spectators with a breathtaking competition at the Pan Am Games.

Louis Riel. Saskatchewan Archives Board R-A 2294

Broken Promises

Nov 17, 2014 | Nancy Rorke | Back Issues

“Do you have any regrets?” Father’s piercing blue eyes stare into mine.

Body, Mind, Soul, Spirit

Nov 17, 2014 | Monica Duncan | Back Issues

In the dark and wintry days of Christmastide, with its millennia-deep roots in Christian and pagan traditions, ancestral spirits and lost loved ones seem to draw especially close. But for some denizens of the hills, such communion with the spirit world is a natural part of everyday human experience.

Andrew Allan, Millpond shoot-out, 2014, Winter cover by Joanne Crease

You gotta love winter (right?)

Nov 17, 2014 | Signe Ball | Back Issues | Departments | Editor’s Desk | In Every Issue

If so, the only solution is to summon the can-do fervour of a good Canadian and … embrace it.

Sisters Emily and Marianne den Haan (left) with their parents John and Bonnie and dog Megs at Sheldon Creek Dairy, one of the first three dairies in Ontario since the 1960s licensed to sell their own whole milk direct from their farm. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Letters – Our readers write: Winter 2014

Nov 17, 2014 | Our Readers | Back Issues | Departments | Letters, Our Readers Write

We absolutely loved it and thought Yevgenia Casale did an excellent job capturing us as a farm family in her writing.

Monks, white pine, 6 ½", 7 ½". Photo by Pete Paterson.

Winston Uytenbogaart

Nov 17, 2014 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

You can find Winston’s painted Santa-themed carvings at Dragonfly Arts on Broadway, Orangeville.

Our Favourite Picks for Winter 2014

Nov 17, 2014 | In The Hills | Back Issues | Community | Departments | In Every Issue | Must Do

Must shop, deck the halls, cheer and boo!

A Hymn to the Small Hall

Nov 17, 2014 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

The community hall is one of the very last places where we are allowed to get together and make something out of nothing, just for the fun of it.

Art for the Tree

Holiday Entertaining

Nov 17, 2014 | Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

Made In The Hills – Here’s to a season of searching out the best our region has to offer – and sharing widely with family and friends.

Fat Bikes – the Action’s in the Traction

Nov 17, 2014 | Nicola Ross | Leisure

For these “fatty” enthusiasts, the coming of winter no longer spells the end of the ride.

Rum cake is darker and more dense than its British forebear, and the fruits are puréed to give it a rich, moist texture. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Phil Dewar: Rum Cake

Nov 17, 2014 | Cecily Ross | Cooking with...

“Just play with the recipe. Have fun,” says Soulyve’s Phil Dewar of his Caribbean rum cake ingredients.

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