A Stitch in Time Saves Nine: Lucky Maloo’ s Upcycled Clothing Makes Fashion Statement

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine: Lucky Maloo’ s Upcycled Clothing Makes Fashion Statement

Story by Sarah Vance

If it is artisanal, innovative, and a bit edgy, Miriam Hookings is ‘all over it’. Like her artistic endeavours, Hookings stands out in the rural crowd, with a creativity that mirrors the pulse of Hastings Highlands... In the summer you can find her engaging live theatre patrons in Bancroft. She also enlivens the stage at the Arlington Hotel, where she moonlights as the lead vocalist with indie-band Natural Radio. 

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Time On His Hands: Stirling Wood-Worker Brings Miniatures to Life

Time On His Hands: Stirling Wood-Worker Brings Miniatures to Life

Story by Angela Hawn

Tick tock, tick tock. In an era where much time is spent lamenting how little time we have, woodworker Glen Finch seems to have all the time in the world on his hands. Quite literally. While the rest of us buzz through our days at the speed of light, helplessly watching the minutes fly by, this 69-year-old artisan spends every spare second...

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History Goes Modern: Ancient Sumeria Comes to Hastings County

History Goes Modern: Ancient Sumeria Comes to Hastings County

By Orland French

After 31 years of working at the Marchmont Home in Belleville, The Rev. Robert Wallace recorded several relevant events cryptically in his diary. August 3, 1913: “R.W. gave Farewell address at Baptist Church – Review of Thirty-one years works in Belleville.” August 4. “Farewell Reception and Presentation”. Then he took a well-earned holiday: “12th sailed for England”.

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