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Getting a Grip on the Subaru Outback

Welcome to another of our occasional series of car reviews. Regular readers will recall my criteria defining a good car are ease of access and egress, it must be quiet, and economical. This time we feature the Subaru Outback. Again, regular readers will know that our reviews do not talk about torque or dwell on engine capacities, or any of the technical details that are meat and drink to motoring...

Konrad Ejbich Aging Wines Story

Cellar-aging County wines can turn “casual companions” into “friends with benefits” Konrad Ejbich A while back, I wrote about the ideal conditions required for aging great wine. Remember? Keep the space cool, dark and vented, as well as odour- and vibration-free. (See………. Afterwards, a reader approached me to ask, “Why should I bother? We buy all our wines at the LCBO as we need them. Most of...

A conversation with David Reid of James Reid Furniture

The long and storied history of James Reid Furniture, older than Canada and now in its fourth generation is no stranger to print media. Though obviously an unusual and rare story of survival and thriving during changing times, successfully riding the vicissitudes of outrageous fortune, through wars and economic depressions, our focus will be David Reid’s take on the current state of the furniture...

A conversation with David Reid of James Reid Furniture - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote
Chez Piggy

Chez Piggy has been a mainstay of Kingston’s buoyant restaurant scene for longer than most people can remember. Now affectionately ensconced in the public psyche as just “the Pig,” its mellow limestone walls and outdoor patio continue to provide a perfect place for romantic dinners, celebrations with family or a night out with friends. Flavour profiles are inspired by exotic travels around the...

Art Gallery of Northumberland Celebrates Sixtieth Anniversary

You might think that to see art works of the highest quality would require international travel or at the very least a journey to a major population centre like Ottawa, Toronto or Montréal to visit the Art Gallery of Ontario, the National Gallery of Canada or the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. Perhaps you’d be surprised to learn that you would be wrong? What if I told you that you could...

John Cairns: Profile

Many Miracles: the John Cairns story of Tragedy and Triumph BY SHARON HARRISON Most individuals don’t get the opportunity to climb a mountain in a lifetime; some try and are unsuccessful, but most don’t even try. Belleville resident John Cairns tried and made it. On August 7, 2016, he successfully summited Mount Kilimanjaro in east Africa, the world’s tallest free-standing mountain at almost...

John Cairns: Profile - 4.5 out of 5 based on 6 votes

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