Monthly Archives: August 2014

GOOD EATS: Francesca Bakery, eat real Italian in Canada!

Outstanding hot table with delicious Italian food. Always fresh, always delicious, and always fair priced. This is the place to go for lunch, but it has much more. “Great bread. Superb pastries, wonderful gelato. Yummy lunches” N.G.’s opinion. I fully concur. … Continue reading

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NEWS FOR SENIORS: 1. The best clematis garden workshop in the whole world

This post is about a garden workshop, one of the best I have ever seen. It belongs toPeter Keeping and his partner, Sheila Cule, who are reigning world monarchs for clematis growing. They travel “home” to the UK frequently just so … Continue reading

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BOOKS RICHARD read: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, Gabrielle Zevin

Good romantic reads are hard to find. A.J. Fikry is a find. Here’s a book which will warm your heart, nod your head with approval, shake it with disapproval and more… Read it and enjoy.

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  Fellow Garden Lovers, Trish has asked me to arrange something for our August meeting, so I have arranged a visit to Peter Keeping Garden in Bowmanville.  For those who have never heard of Peter he is a well known grower … Continue reading

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BOOKS RICHARD read: THE UNIT, Ninni Homqvist

 Likely in the sci-fi genre, this book is about a future dystopian society in which people are leaving regular society for a more restricted one. The new placement may have many benefits for one’s comfort and general well being but … Continue reading

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The story is about a history professor living in Toronto, Canada, who discovers he has a duplicate of himself living in the city, a doppelganger. The film opens with a strange sequence of nude women dancing around a table with … Continue reading

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