Beaverton’s Buzzing with Ice Fishing and New Restaurants

“I love fishing. You put that line in the water, and you don’t know what’s on the other end. Your imagination is under there.” – Robert Altman Ice Fishing on Lake Simcoe It’s the season for ice fishing! Yes, the height of winter. Beaverton has some of the best ice fishing spots and always plenty […]

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Inspiration is Everywhere for Sunderland Artists

I am convinced that the natural beauty surrounding the small town of Sunderland is why so many artists call it home. Numerous talented artists can be found here—complete with home studios, downtown in the village, and scattered around the town’s outer edges. The North Durham area usually hosts a Fall Studio Tour, but COVID-19 put […]

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A Bustling Community Warms the Cannington Winter

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand for a talk beside the fire: it’s the time for home.” – Edith Sitwell And so, we find ourselves in winter. Some weather experts say it will be a long one, and the Farmers’ Almanac predicts a […]

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A Social Saunter Through Sunderland

My very first venture into Sunderland was on my way to our cottage during the Fall, probably 20 years ago. While driving north on Lakeridge Road, I noticed the rolling farmland and how picturesque the countryside was. Forests in this area made for a colourful autumn drive, with vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows filling my […]

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Cannington… “in the heart of Ontario”… so says our sign.

Cannington is a small, picturesque town in Brock Township, in an area known as North Durham. If you’re driving in from the south, you will turn right at the corner of “12 and 12” (as the locals say), which is Hwy. 12 – the road you’d be driving on and Concession 12, and before you […]

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