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This Ottawa mom shares what she learned caring for her daughter with cerebral palsy

Julie Keon is used to strangers watching her 11-year-old daughter Meredith, but a woman’s gaze at a hospital four years ago ignited more inspiration than irritation. 678 more words

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Six O'Clock Solution: Recipe for sticky lime and ginger chicken

By Julian Armstrong, Montreal Gazette

When best-selling Australian food writer Donna Hay publishes a new book, her fans respond. They will welcome her latest, which appeared in Canadian bookstores in September. 283 more words


So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams

Alright, here we are at last, at the end of my ‘trilogy’. My favourite idea from the series as a whole is the existence of Babel fish. 336 more words

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Heart of darkness: from the time-honoured barbarity of the Tudors in Ireland to Islamic State

The leader of a small military force – perhaps 500 strong – is determined to subdue a province, and to do so quickly. Terror is his explicit policy. 795 more words

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Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams

Still truckin’.

I liked this one about as much as the second one. A little bit more happened in it which was nice, but the writing was less comical and fewer jokes were made (or maybe they were but just went over my head?). 377 more words

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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams

Oh, did I mention I was reading a trilogy?

If you hadn’t already figured it out, I am reading Douglas Adams’ Hitch Hiker’s Guide trilogy (in four parts). 440 more words

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