Jane Macdougall: Drinking with The Bookless Club

Credit to Author: Hugh Dawson| Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 12:00:26 +0000

“You. Are. Drunk,” was my cool assessment. “I am?” she replied, a look of astonishment registering on her face. A heartbeat. “I am!” she acknowledged as the irrefutable truth dawned on her. Another heartbeat. “I am?!” declared with indignation. She turned her bewildered face to me. “How did tha’ happen?” “I’m thinking the margaritas may […]

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Letters to The Sun, Aug. 7, 2021: My thoughts on Vancouver's coyote problem

Credit to Author: Carolyn Soltau| Date: Sat, 07 Aug 2021 01:00:49 +0000

I had never heard of coyote attacks that were so bold or so frequent before this year. I recently heard the unfortunate news that four coyotes were euthanized as a result of a violent attack on a two-year-old child in Stanley Park. It’s always helpful to share ideas on how we can peacefully coexist with […]

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Got under-loved fibre arts supplies? Need some? Yarn libraries are popping up around Lower Mainland

Credit to Author: Gordon McIntyre| Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 15:00:59 +0000

The idea for neighbourhood fibre arts libraries was hatched in February and so far there are four spread around Vancouver and one in North Vancouver in Lynn Valley, with at least five more planned

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Jane Macdougall: The Bookless Club is thankful for small miracles

Credit to Author: Hugh Dawson| Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 01:00:32 +0000

Finally! I had just beat him at Scrabble. After months of play and months of anguish, I’d managed to outmanoeuvre him. And it was a rout. A decisive victory. We joked that it was a bad night for him. Little did we know at that moment just how very bad. His phone rang. The call was like […]

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