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  • The Craft Revival | Alex Inspired - the most wonderful time of the year!
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    The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

    It’s here. One of my most favourite events of the season… the Craft Revival. revival |rəˈvīvəl|nounan instance of something becoming popular, active, or important again: cross-country skiing is enjoying a revival. This isn’t your…

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    T.C.A., TBAY + Dominion Day Trout

    Canada Day is upon us! For many of us, this celebration equals camp, fireworks, raiding the LCBO (like it’s the apocalypse) and savouring the first long weekend of the summer. Prior to “Canada Day”,…

  • Another one Bites the Dust - St. Ansgarius Lutheran Church
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    Another One Bites the Dust

    Once upon a time, St. Ansgarius Lutheran Church could be found on the corner of Secord and Cornwall streets. The name, St. Ansgarius was after St. Ansgar, the “Apostle of the North”, who built…

  • King's Park Paradox | Alex Inspired
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    King’s Park Paradox

    Joseph G. King was a prominent Port Arthur citizen and Businessman. He was known for his grain elevators and the innovative way that he handled poor, wet and soiled grain so it could be…

  • Death in the Cemetery | Alex Inspired
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    Death in the Cemetery

    It’s unusual for me to write about young tragedies, but this particularly dark story got me thinking about the many unpleasantries in our city which become concealed and forgotten over the years. In my…