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A Door Into Ocean - Joan Slonczewski (1986)

‘From the ocean world of Shora, Merwen the Impatient and Usha the Inconsiderate travel to Valedon, the world of stone. The Valans view with suspicion the ancient female race of Shora: with their webbed fingers, their withdrawal into ‘whitetrance’ and their marvellous arts of healing. 845 more words


Creative non-fiction – "Dear Tom"

Was out at Amsterdam Bicycle Club last night for another inspiring evening of poetry and spoken word at Lizzie Violet’s Poetry Open Mic, featuring Banoo Zan… 817 more words

Spoken Word

Contributions of local women to be celebrated at awards

No woman in Nashwa Khan’s family ever went to university, including her aunts and uncles. A science student at McMaster University, Khan’s mother has never completed high school, let alone pursued a diploma. 7 more words

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Hargitai’s: Home to tasty crêpes

Many think of thin, light crêpes as a French delicacy, available only in luxurious Parisian restaurants. But for Maria Branigan, it is a snack close to home. 28 more words

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Zahra Abdalla> We long for peace in Somalia

We long for peace in Somalia

BY ZAHRA ABDALLA  March 14, 2013

Lack of peace has affected the lives of my family and friends. 538 more words

Military Madness

New online magazine highlights local arts

It was the taste for fashion and the love for journalism that led two local high school youths to start an online magazine. The brainchild of Westdale Secondary School’s grade 11 students, Ava Campbell and Maya Amoah, Iila Magazine (pronounced “eye-la”) is an eclectic blend of local fashion, music, and art. 7 more words

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