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Sybil Frank Gallery

A visit to Sybil Frank Gallery Wellington…seeing the Light. Caroline Williams. I must confess I had failed to observe the very existence of the Sybil Frank Gallery for the mere six years it has been open: an inexplicable lapse requiring immediate corrective action. Whilst occupying a prominent position at 305 Main Street, it should be noted that the entrance is to be found on West Street. The...

Michael Pinkus: Holiday Wines

Michael Pinkus… Some of 2019’s Best County Wines For this column is, I hit The County highways and bi-ways twice this year hoping to cobble together a top five list of wines for this time of season – something you can ensure to have on hand to impress relatives and guests coming over to experience the best of The County and how far The County has come quality-wise. Quickly my list expanded from...

Kingston Royal Rugs - Traditional restoration and repair by a master

For a chosen few, finding a career, one that can be described as anything but work, must be celebrated as an achievement. Having been immersed in a craft, a culture and a lifestyle that comes from a place of tradition doesn’t happen to many in a lifetime, and it doesn’t happen by accident. David Bakhshi acknowledges the opportunities that present themselves daily, knowing he was put here to...

O’Hara Mill Homestead Stepping back in time

What was pioneer life like in the early 1800s in rural eastern Ontario? How did folks live, how did they earn a living, and what did they do for fun? Step back in time with the O’Hara family, where a visit to the O’Hara Mill Homestead and Conservation Area will include a history lesson and a taste of nature at its finest. Conveniently located in Madoc, half-way between Ottawa and Toronto close to...

Considering Abstract Art Part Two

In the earlier part of this article I hoped to lay the ground work to show that the origin of abstract art is an entirely logical extension of previous developments, and all one needs to agree with that interpretation is a greater understanding of art history. In a momentary lapse I failed to recognize Paul Cezanne’s use of space and how that facilitated the development of Cubism and I should...

Photography by Deborah Melman-Clement

a conversation with Jennifer Huether, Master Sommelier. I’ve always been a foodie, and my work in the wine community over the past eight years has turned me into quite a wine lover as well. At first I never really gave much thought to what was in my glass, let alone in how to pair it with what was on my plate so being surrounded by sommeliers and wine agents for the better part of a decade has...

Mastering the Art of Wine and Food Pairing - 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 vote

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