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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

Datebook: Goings on around Toronto

Jul 14, 2014 - 0 comments

Porch View Dances July 16-20 / Counting Crows, July 17 at Casino Rama / Habari Africa July 18-20 at Harbourfront Centre / Beaches International Jazz Festival July 18-27 / Woodbine Park Concerts, July 18 and 25 / Look, No Hans! at Drayton Festival Theatre to July 19 - click for a huge number of entertainment ideas in July and into August

Dying well: Why we all need to have end-of-life conversations

Jul 13, 2014 - 0 comments

“I want to be able to make good choices for you, so tell me whatever you think I need to know to get it right” - click headline

Birders aflutter on Ontario’s South Coast


It has been said that golf is a good walk spoiled. But birding is “a good walk perfected” - click headline

Porch View Dances gets the community dancing!

Jul 11, 2014 - 0 comments

Running July 16-20 with performances at 7 pm (Wed-Sat) and Sun at 4pm, Porch View Dances sees audiences led to four different dwellings.

LAUGHLINES: Merge Tim’s, the post office


Last year in Windsor, a woman gave birth in the washroom of a Tim Hortons and she named the kid Timbit - click headline

Strangers in your home: Extra cash from temp tenants

Jul 10, 2014 - 0 comments

It seemed silly to continue to leave this glorious space empty so she made up her mind to explore a money-making option: to lease the place out to make some extra money while being away from home - click headline

Dreaming big: Dolly Parton tours with new album

Jul 09, 2014 - 0 comments

Superstar Dolly Parton has her millions of fans among both males and females, but among her fiercest supporters are music critics who argue that her larger-than-life persona tends to get in the way of recognizing her as one of the most talented songwriters in the history of country music - click headline

Sensitive Skin: Cattrall returns to small screen

Jul 08, 2014 - 0 comments

“I was immediately drawn to the intelligence and the humour of it, and very much reminded of Sex and the City" - click headline

Ex-Nylons vocalist Micah Barnes is in an Empire State of Mind

Jul 07, 2014 - 0 comments

Growing up the son of two highly creative people, Micah Barnes really didn't stand a chance - click headline

Garden trekking- Canadians travel to visit gardens in increasing numbers

Lifestyle, Pastimes Slideshow
Jul 06, 2014 - 0 comments

Sense of community infuses Best Garden Street; Garden Council facilitates national garden touring - click headline