Interview with Ann Hui

Ann Hui has been The Globe and Mail’s national food reporter since 2015. Her work has included investigations into the role of lobbying in the development of Canada’s Food Guide, and a 2018 story that uncovered widespread sexual harassment in one of the country’s most prominent wineries. Previously, she covered Toronto politics and national news.... Continue Reading →

After Apple Picking by Robert Frost

After Apple-picking My long two-pointed ladder’s sticking through a tree Toward heaven still, And there’s a barrel that I didn’t fill Beside it, and there may be two or three Apples I didn’t pick upon some bough. But I am done with apple-picking now. Essence of winter sleep is on the night, The scent of... Continue Reading →

April’s Poetry Month 2015 – A Celebration of Words

National Poetry Month is celebrating it's 17th anniversary in Canada, which started with a humble beginnings in 1998. It was established by the League of Canadian Poets (LCP), and brings together publishers, libraries, booksellers, schools, literary organizations and poets to celebrate and publicize poetry, language and Canadian culture. Each year a theme is chosen as... Continue Reading →

The Food of Love, by Anthony Capella

This is the perfect travel book for reading at airports and on planes. It’s super light in content, with no long lists of names to remember or complex plots to do battle with when your brain is on the verge of jetlag-induced mush. It is pure fluff. I rather enjoyed it: mostly because it’s set... Continue Reading →

The Wife’s Tale

The author of The Girls has a new book – The Wife’s Tale. What would you do if your husband disappeared on the eve of your 25th wedding anniversary? If you’re Mary Gooch you would set out on a journey to find him and end up finding yourself.  At 43 years of age and 300... Continue Reading →

That Old Black Magic

Stories about magic are as old the first humans gathered about the campfire, we read fairytales to children and teens gravitate to fantasy novels, but somehow no matter how old we get the fascination with magic and the otherworldly remains.   Whether it is the magic of love, of food or of birth, the link between women... Continue Reading →

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