Works of art: Local woman’s hand-painted mandalas are in demand

Linda Baird’s homey kitchen is flooded with sunlight streaming in through an expansive window, sunbeams highlighting every scratch and scuff on a well-worn wooden table tucked into a corner. Each mark is a badge of pride for the Green Hill resident who makes handcrafted works of art at her kitchen table. Settled comfortably in her...

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10 ways to start 2018 on a green foot

With 2017 come and gone, there’s no better time than now to turn over a new leaf. The beginning of a new year brings new possibilities, and we make resolutions that we hope will stick over the next 365 days. Whether you’re hoping to hit the gym more frequently this year, or pledging to devote...

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Works of art

Coloured shapes move quickly across the worn, hardwood floors as they dance in the bright, dappled sunlight spilling in through the windows. They bob and weave, moving in both straight lines and circles as the sun filters through the leaves of the giant old trees swaying in the breeze outdoors and projecting light and shadows...

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Heads turn at bobbin lace event

CARIBOU RIVER – Donna Bullerwell was pleased to see a good number attend the Maritime Bobbin Lace Day at the Caribou River Community Centre recently. Bullerwell is part of the Strait Lacers, a local group of women who make bobbin lace, and she organized the lace day event for the second year in a row....

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Flights of fancy

PRIESTVILLE – Flying model airplanes was a way for Ben Lann to spend time with his father. He would go to the flying field at seven years old and watch his father fly the model plane he had spent all winter building. Now, Lann is VP of the Northumberland RC Modelers which boasts 15 members,...

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