It’s not just a concussion

Eighteen-year-old Connor O’Callaghan lay unconscious on the side of Rideau River Road. He had overdosed on cocaine. His body was almost lifeless, except for...

Humour helps get through a Parkinson day

by Sally Smith “We’re just a couple of old farts growing old together.” That’s what Ross and Muriel Ayling say, glancing at each other as...

Back To Basics

Despite considerable efforts by the current and previous Boards of Management, many people still don’t clearly understand what exactly a Business Improvement Area (BIA)...

A deadly crisis

For better or worse, we’ve come to accept that drugs are basically a permanent issue in modern society. Even legalising marijuana will not address...

Trilliums Nodding in Limerick Forest

submitted by Michael Whittaker Think trillium, and the appropriately named White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum), Ontario’s provincial emblem most often comes to mind, and then the...
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A short story about blood

by Paul Rochon Blood is made up of four main components. Red blood cells along with platelets account 40-45%: white blood cells combat infection, it...

Space oddity

Dublin, in fact all of Ireland, is suffering from the second heatwave in a month. So, as I strolled happily down the street one...

What’s the Good News?

I suppose most people know that the word “Gospel” means Good News (from the Old English word Godspell). It’s a word that’s heard a...

Bright comet and meteor shower

by “The Backyard Astronomer”, Gary Boyle For thousands of years the night sky has been a place of entertainment and guidance. It was also the foundation of myths and superstitions. Bright...

How do you use solar to add $20 thousand to your bank account?

by Kelvin Hodges A few weeks ago, I briefly showed how electrical appliances are easier to use, and cheaper to operate, than gas-powered ones. Just,...
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