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I wish you a Merry Christmas...

I love Christmas and I love summer and, in Australia, two of my favourite things combine but I would love to experience a white Christmas. We watch it in the movies and sing about it in our Christmas carols -which is hilarious as Christmas Day Down Under can often be 100°F/ 39°C – while we are drinking chilled Champagne and eating seafood, fresh berries and pavlova (basically a big meringue but better  :) )followed by a swim in the pool. 105 more words

Harlequin Mills & Boon Medical Romance Novels

Christmas with the Best Man

By Susan Carlisle

I hope this is a little early Christmas cheer.

This is an taste of my last book Christmas with the Best Man… 3,568 more words

Harlequin Mills & Boon Medical Romance Novels

Unarmed Verses

Over the weekend, I went to see a documentary at the Hot Docs Cinema called Unarmed Verses.

I really liked this documentary. The focus on a community facing relocation due to upgrading housing and other planning issues was a great a focus and viewpoint to see. 37 more words


In The Name of All Canadians - "A thoughtful and challenging perspective on Canada"

Fittingly, to close the London Hot Docs screenings this year is a short-film compilation, In The Name of All Canadians. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Confederation, Hot Docs funded these documented experiences relating to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. 502 more words

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Winnie - "An accessible overview of a complex woman"

It’s a sad state of affairs when strong, fighting women are reduced to secondary figures to a powerful husband. Our understanding of apartheid in South Africa can be limited to the achievement of Nelson Mandela, and the activism of Winnie Mandela becomes a smaller facet to the story. 548 more words

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Let There Be Light - "A scientific gamble rooted in research... you cannot help but be excited"

“If we don’t crack fusion, then we are doomed”, says ITER physicist Mark Henderson, in Mila Aung-Thwin and Van Royko’s Let There Be Light. Unlike renewable sources, nuclear fusion is not considered a fashionable energy source, despite its lack of radioactive waste and the enormous quantity of energy it could provide. 575 more words

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Ontario government boosts funding for Ontario Arts Council

TORONTO – Ontario is giving the Ontario Arts Council $50 million in additional funding over the next four years.

The agency that gives grants and services to Ontario-based artists and arts organizations currently gets $60 million a year from the province. 93 more words