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Off the tourist trail in Australia

Off the tourist trail in Australia

"Ting! Tong! Ting! Tong!" The mellow notes float down to me from a thicket of eucalyptus trees, but although I crane my neck to peer through the branches, I can't track down the songsters.

Tips for dealing with wandering wisteria

Roots that spread far and wide make it difficult to eradicate this vine

How to recover from a workout

Exercising does not have to translate into sore muscles

Routine can wait as feet still planted in summer

OK, so how exactly did that happen? One day, we're sitting outside in the daylight well after 9 p.m., commenting on how balmy it is. The next, we're here. September. It's time, the lifestyle magazines tell us, to get back into a routine.
Church takes kids on a safari!

Church takes kids on a safari!

John Clement sings to kids at Ladner United Church’s Safari Adventure Vacation Bible School. The annual program ran every day this week, offering youngsters stories, crafts, music and more.
'Choreographed contempt'

'Choreographed contempt'

Ceremony takes place nightly in Wagah on India/Pakistan border

Standing up for fairness

Canada's Labour Day weekend is a public holiday filled with memories of family, friends and community.

Comic books and the reluctant reader

Comic books have often been looked at as a second-rate form of literature. Educators and parents, alike, have long preferred books that were heavy on text and light on illustrations.

What do you think of a prolonged strike?

The new school year traditionally starts the day after Labour Day, but this isn't a typical year. With the province-wide teachers' dispute still unresolved, the start of the 2014-15 school year next Tuesday is definitely in jeopardy.
Art, photography at Gallery 1710

Art, photography at Gallery 1710

Artists Rod Winning, Dennis Walsh (SNL149), Ken Foster and photographer Lorne Turner will have their work on display at Gallery 1710 from Aug. 25 to Sept. 1. There will be an opening reception Tuesday, Aug. 26 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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