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Ruby-throated hummingbirds visit frequently in early summer to nectar on Sicilian honey garlic (Nectaroscordum siculum), a lesser known member of the onion family. Photo by Tony Spencer.

Piet Oudolf, Reimagined

Mar 31, 2021 | Tony Spencer

Dedicated local gardener Tony Spencer channels the aesthetic of the famed Dutch plantsman into his corner of the rural countryside of Mono.

Angus and his father, John, paddled together at least once a month through every season for 21 years. Photo by Fred Webster.

Canoeing the Humber

Mar 31, 2021 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go canoeing.
– Henry David Thoreau

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

The Good Old Hockey Guy

Nov 24, 2020 | Anthony Jenkins

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

Tales of a Snowboarding Newbie

Nov 24, 2020 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Strapping on a board for the first time can be daunting, but as Nicola Ross finds outs, hiring a knowledgeable instructor keeps bruising at bay.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Winter 2020

Nov 24, 2020 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

Test your recall with our Christmas crafts, 7 to 4 and build your own zoo.

Kayaking

Sep 18, 2020 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Seeking peace and solitude on Island Lake in Orangeville.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Autumn 2020

Sep 18, 2020 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

Anagram a selection of four-letter words, know your colours and fill the empty triangle.

Keen eyes can spot a variety of fairy abodes secreted along the pathways in Palgrave and Dufferin Forests. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

How to Find a Fairy House

Jun 25, 2020 | Gail Grant

Keen eyes can spot a variety of fairy abodes secreted along the pathways in Palgrave and Dufferin Forests.

Our Hiking 101 guide to hiking in Caledon and Dufferin.

Hiking in Caledon and Dufferin

Jun 25, 2020 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

Looking to get outside for some fresh air? Here’s our guide to walking in Headwaters.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Summer 2020

Jun 25, 2020 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

Describe how the engine can switch the cars, time yourself and the Jolly Morphology Club gets sentimental.

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.

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