If there is one thing that Canadians should be able to count on, it’s a winter sufficiently cold enough to enjoy our favourite winter activities.
It can be tough for us picky eaters, especially around the holidays when so much cooking gets done by someone else, in a foreign kitchen, with who-knows-what ingredients. People with very particular tastes take a lot of ribbing from family and friends who might think we’re being difficult for fun, or attention.
The winter holiday season is a time most of us look forward to, not just for the endless feasts and piles of sweet treats, but for the time we get to spend with our closest friends and family.
Once, as a child, I remember waking up in a power outage. My room, bereft of the street light filtering in through the tiny basement window, was the darkest I had ever seen.
Winter is coming… and with it, vacation season. You have your time booked off from work to escape the frigid cold.
Have you ever noticed that some of your best #sleep comes on the heels of an amazing #orgasm? The cliché of men who pass out after the act is a common stereotype for a reason. Orgasm really works to spur the body into sleep mode.
For the past sixteen years professional writers, word-weaving dilettantes and eager new novelists have gathered on social media and in local libraries to crank out their own 50,000 word novels during the month of November.
This holiday season is supposed to be one where witches get to come out to play. But around the world, many real witches are still hiding in the broom closet. In Canada, the number of people who openly identify with a pagan faith has been steadily on the rise.
Farmers and animal rights activists don’t often agree, but Bill 54, ‘An Act to improve the legal situation of animals in Quebec,’ might be changing that. The proposed legislation is now one step closer to becoming the province’s first successful attempt at legislating animal rights.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. In the news recently have been some exceptional stories about people who are going out of their way to make a difference in the lives of abuse survivors. But the most powerful thing that anyone can do is offer victims hope to find their way out.