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Accidental Gardeners

Mar 24, 2020 | Barbara Moses

With trial, error, dumb luck – and joy – two neophytes transformed four acres of bramble and meadow into a painterly Hockley garden.

Ultimate champion Monica Kerr-Coster defends against an opponent at a recent indoor pickup game in Erin. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

The Ultimate Frisbee Challenge

Mar 24, 2020 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Inspired by Frisbee and played without referees, this field game is all about the sporting spirit.

The Monday Night at the Movies committee (l–r): Sharon O’Donovan, Janet VanderPloeg, Robina Lord-Stafford, Andrea Stewart, Brenda Stephen, Pam Church. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Monday Night at the Movies

Nov 22, 2019 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

Six women carry on a 20-year history of bringing exceptional, independent film to Orangeville.

Ellen Downey (here with RCMP retiree Walsh) is the force behind the Youthdale Riding Program in Hockley Valley. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Horse Power: Ellen Downey

Nov 22, 2019 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

At her Youthdale Riding Program in Hockley Valley, kids learn a lot more than how to ride.

Sam Young, the owner and golf professional at Shelburne Golf & Country Club, helps young golfers achieve their dreams. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Golf Guru: Sam Young

Nov 22, 2019 | Jeff Rollings | Local Heroes

Twenty-six of this Shelburne golfing legend’s students have gone on to university golf scholarships across North America.

On our cover: The family Cook – Jason, Bryan, Collin and Jim – at the 2019 Great Canadian Pond Spiel on Island Lake. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Curling for the Win

Nov 22, 2019 | Nicola Ross

The centuries-old sport continues to thrive and the Great Canadian Pond Spiel is a fun-filled reminder of its origin on natural ice.

The Poker Club

Nov 22, 2019 | Gail Grant | Community

These men have been dealing each other in for 40 years and never missed a game.

One of over 600 billion possible bridge hands.

‘The King of All Games’: Bridge

Nov 22, 2019 | Gail Grant

From kitchen tables to international tournaments, in the pantheon of table games, bridge still rules.

Field Notes for Winter 2019

Nov 22, 2019 | Janice Quirt | Field Notes

What to see, do, try this winter.

Birds of a Feather: Badminton

Nov 22, 2019 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Fast-paced, action-packed and sociable, badminton converts a longtime tennis player.

A game for two players.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Winter 2019

Nov 22, 2019 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

Holly needs help, Miss Lang has a hit and a game for two players.

5 Expert Picks for a Year-Round Garden

Sep 16, 2019 | In The Hills Studio | Sponsored Content

Hydrangeas, conifers and ornamental shrubs are key to creating a year-round garden full of texture, colour and shape.

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