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Finding his passion in Scottish dance

September 9, 2014

John Clark once swore he’d never wear a kilt, not even when his dad brought home a bolt of the family tartan from Scotland. And when his wife Susan signed them up for Scottish country dancing class at Fallingbrook Presbyterian, John grumbled. “I used to dance all the time. I had a great time doing […]

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Sweet summer job for young entrepreneurs

It was a sweet deal for neighbours, but raccoons in the Beach Triangle are squealing sour grapes. A pair of enterprising 14 year-olds, Anna Khouzam and Nick Gryguc, picked a bumper crop of Concord grapes from the yard at Nick’s grandfather’s house in August — enough for 96 jars of home-made grape jelly that they […]

Walking 60 km to fight cancer

When thousands of walkers stroll through the Beach on Sunday, Sept. 7, Jane Werniuk will be only a couple blocks from her Haslett Avenue home. With any luck, her team of walkers will be just as close to their lofty goal of raising a quarter million dollars for the 12th annual Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend […]

Hat does the trick for milliner

Margaret Atwood once said, “I myself have 12 hats, and each one represents a different personality.  Why just be yourself?” Anne Livingston would tip her hat to the sentiment, whether it’s a seagrass cap for a jog through the Upper Beach, a fancy fascinator for a special occasion, or an elegant Bergère-style hat made from […]

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