A trip to the Hamilton area will soon convince you that there is much more there than steel-mills, bowling alleys and football.
Rod Stewart, 70, has been reflecting on his early years for a new documentary film called Rock ‘n’ Roll Island, rediscovering Eel Pie Island in Twickenham, London, in the early 1960s.
Almost every bend in the Tuscan road produces a WOW moment as you drive through rolling hills and the patchwork-quilt of vineyards, olive trees and wheat fields dipping into valleys and clinging to hillsides, with colours of green and brown and reddish gold depending upon the season and the crop. Adding accent are the stately, slender cypress trees standing guard along long driveways leading up to stone villas.
Some cities have a great vibe. Portland IS a vibe! It’s hip, young, fun, and while not as instantly top-of-mind as Seattle or San Francisco, put it on your list. It’s less expensive and equally trendy! It just may convert you into a craft beer loving street food snob too!
“History,” goes the truism, “is written by the victors.” Maybe so. But in the case of Canada’s “October Crisis”, that probably doesn’t apply, because there are no clear winners.