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“A 19th Century Farm operating in the 21st Century.” Two of the bravest people I have ever met, Joaquim and Amor Conde, left regular careers in the city of Toronto to pursue the chance farming in Black River, Prince Edward County, at 212 County Road 16. Joaquim operated an automotive repair shop and Amor worked in interior design; a far cry from the life they have adopted in The County. They...

Sometime ago I pitched the idea to Aaron Bedard, General Sales Manager of Lexus Kingston, that there could be merit in having a car review written by an ordinary couple taking a “his” and “hers,” point of view, rather than the typical offerings of motoring journalists, who are usually men, existing in an obscure world of their own, speaking, a language known only to themselves, “torque...

Whether you’re looking for a light read for the beach, or a heady topic of debate for your next book club, we hope these suggestions will help launch you into an exciting summer of reading love. Zolitude, Paige Cooper (Biblioasis) Short fiction doesn’t often get the respect it deserves, as there’s a tendency to view such stories as incomplete or underdeveloped. Perhaps this is a result of our...

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is growing in popularity. If you enjoy being on water, this activity provides an opportunity to have a close up appreciation of aquatic life, as you navigate a body of water. You will also benefit from a physical work out as you paddle and surf. Your balance will be tested and enhanced practising various yoga poses on your floating board. SUP engages one in fitness...

Interview with Eric Nowlin by Jeff Keary Researching this topic I came across a book entitled “The Four and the One” * which seemed an appropriate description of the change of directorial hands at the helm of this year’s festival. When one is replaced by four, it says a lot about the one. Stephane Lemelin is the one, to whom considerable credit must be given for making the festival what it is...

Prince Edward County Classical Music Festival 2018 - 3.0 out of 5 based on 2 votes

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