Top 10 Reasons to Garden

Our gardening columnist, Kim Thistle, created a list of 38 Reasons to Garden published in our February issue.  Here, we present the top 10 reasons why you should get out there and play in the dirt.  1. It’s great exercise and helps to build strength. 2. Gardening decreases dementia risk and fights off depression. 3. You can…

Comfort Food: Scalloped Potatoes

In the midst of winter, when the days are cold and the nights are long, these are the kinds of meals we crave for warmth and comfort. Here’s one, brought to you by Academy Canada’s Culinary Arts instructor, Bernie-Ann Ezekiel. Scalloped Potatoes 3 lbs potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1/2 cup butter 1/3 cup flour…

NEW: Fresh Tracks Music Review

Wendy Rose has been writing about the NL arts & entertainment scene since 2012. As a live event reviewer, a former employee of Fred’s Records, and a juror for numerous music awards, Wendy is slowly overcoming her imposter syndrome as a music reviewer who can’t play an instrument or sing.  In February’s issue, she spoke…

Make the Most of Winter: Inclusive Options for All Abilities

Winter is a season to be enjoyed by all, regardless of age, ability or experience. And if you’re an individual who is living with mobility issues, there are many options in terms of activities and adaptive equipment. by Linda Browne Options for All Abilities If you don’t have a lot of experience with winter sports, Dr….