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The Quiet Banker

Retired millionaire banker makes a bequest to charity.  This statement on the surface doesn’t sound too surprising.  However, John Wilcox was not the picture of a well-heeled banker.   77 more words

Today's Lunch

Today for lunch, I decided to get a little crazy and try to use up some ingredients that I already had at my apartment.

I ended up making a decadent sweet and spicy pasta salad with almonds, pepperonis and honey mustard. 136 more words

The Make do and Mend Generation

I absolutely love the idea of Make do and Mend, I always have! During the war it was essential to Make do and Mend, and nowadays we tend to buy new; even when we make something we buy a brand new pattern and brand new fabric or yarn ( don’t get me wrong there are some individuals who are brilliant at Making do and Mending! 922 more words


Free at last: Toronto's sharing economy - NOW Toronto Magazine

Shared resource hubs are the go-to spots for getting hold of all kinds of things you don’t need to own, like tools and kitchen gadgets… 13 more words