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BOB'S BLOG: The Beatles Invade Port Dover

John B. Lee, the Poet Laureate of both Brantford and Norfolk County, became a Beatles fan on Feb. 9, 1964.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Mixed emotions for soldiers returning home

The first stop after reaching Mersey Dock was at the nearest English pub.

BOB’S BLOG Case Study of Long-Ago ‘Community Project’

Long-ago battle pitted a large corporation (McDonald’s, the fast food chain,) and their planning allies against a group of citizens.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Discharge still a long way off after VJ Day

In the Malaysian jungle, we didn’t get word of Potsdam Declaration until a couple of days later.

BOB'S BLOG: Twitter still has its doubters

I took a look at a more or less random sample of FYI followers to address the twittering/frittering allegation.

Big deals for travel trade in Orlando

Employees of the hospital and travel industry have a great opportunity coming up to familiarize themselves with the attractions of the Orlando area.

5 easy steps to a healthy summer

Shepell-fgi offers simple advice on how to stay healthy with nutritious food this summer.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED Reliving thrills through British Archives

Memories come flooding back as Pearson pores over a record of the operations of his RAF squadron transcribed from the National Archives, England.

BOB'S BLOG: 3 issues the politicians have ignored this campaign

Boomers and seniors are interested in many issues, not just pensions and nursing homes. Here are my three picks of issues that matter that aren’t being talked about.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: D-Day was the beginning of the end

Although the glorious victories of D-Day didn’t put a finish to the war, it definitely let the enemy know in no uncertain terms that the Allied forces meant business.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Yours to discover: Ontario’s boomer-oriented communities capitalize on regional attractions

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Jul 24, 2014 - 0 comments

From the Quebec border to the Sarnia/Windsor corridor, Ontario’s distinct regions boast individual attractions, offering the burgeoning boomer population abundant lifestyle choices - click headline

Something new: An Iranian BBQ

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Lifestyle, Food Photo
Jul 23, 2014 - 0 comments

From the early Aryan civilization of the country, as well as the Sumerians, Babylonians in Mesopotamia, and the Islamic Caliphate in Bagdad, the cuisine of Iran developed into the haute culture of kings - click headline

Part-timers: Own a fraction of a vacation home and avoid costs and hassles

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Jul 22, 2014 - 0 comments

Clanfield never dreamed of a future with a cottage of her own. That changed - click headline

Home of the Sage Confucius's hometown houses his teachings

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People, Travel, World Slideshow
Jul 21, 2014 - 0 comments

Disillusioned and depressed near the end of his life, he returned to Qufu and continued to teach until he died poor and unrecognized at the age of 73. Although his students numbered around 3,000, only 72 became disciples who gathered his teachings into a book called the Analects and spread his word that led to his eventual recognition as the Sage of China - click headline

Newbie golf journalist has his eyes opened

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Jul 20, 2014 - 0 comments

It's clearly bad form for playwrights or film directors to give away their endings but I'm neither so I'll break with tradition and go against the norm - click headline

O’ Canada – a great place to retire

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Jul 19, 2014 - 0 comments

It’s clear that Canada rocks retirement, and here’s some reasons why - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: Celebrating for a lost friend

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I celebrated my 67th birthday this month, happy to be on this side of the dirt - click headline

Links Jewel: Dreams come true at Ballybunion on the Irish coast

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Jul 17, 2014 - 0 comments

They say you should never meet your idols - click headline

Datebook: What's going on around Kitchener-Waterloo

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Jul 16, 2014 - 0 comments

Twist and Shout: The British Invasion, music that rocked the world, a revue featuring classic songs by The Beatles, Gerry and The Pacemakers, The Hollies, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, The Searchers, Dave Clark Five, Herman’s Hermits, and more, is on stage at Huron Country Playhouse July 17-Aug. 2 - click for a lot more entertainment ideas this month and next

Datebook: Goings on around Hamilton Halton

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Jul 15, 2014 - 0 comments

Look, No Hans! at Drayton Festival Theatre to July 19 - click headline for a lot of great entertainment options for this month and beyond