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Niagara-on-the-Lake: Prettiest town in Canada?

Niagara-on-the-Lake: Prettiest town in Canada?

I first visited Niagara-on-the-Lake, a town on the southern shore of Lake Ontario close to the US border, for a romantic weekend with my (then) husband. It’s a place worthy of a splurge. We stayed at one of the town’s exquisite hotels, enjoyed a performance at the world-class Shaw Festival and indulged in a few great meals. Perfect and memorable. My most recent visit was all about wine, this time with a friend who actually has … Read entire article »

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Becoming a birder

Becoming a birder

Editorial: I once went on a bird safari and it was a bit of a failure. It was in Bundala National Park in Sri Lanka. I even bought binoculars on my way there during a stopover in London. But I never got the hang of them and ended up pretending to see what I wasn’t seeing at all. Then last fall a sister of mine gave me a bird feeder for my birthday. It’s simple in … Read entire article »

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