Ursula Maxwell-Lewis

A linotype operator stands in the heritage Strathmore Standard newspaper building at Heritage Park in Calgary. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: Calgary’s Heritage Park offers a great deal of attractions

‘Canada’s largest living history museum site’

A linotype operator stands in the heritage Strathmore Standard newspaper building at Heritage Park in Calgary. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
Gypsy Moon owner Denise Cooke. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: A trip to investigate some local magic

Ursula Maxwell-Lewis visits Gypsy Moon in Cloverdale

Gypsy Moon owner Denise Cooke. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
Brooksdale co-director David Anderson is a biologist and former pastor. He offers guided property tours of A Rocha’s land in South Surrey. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: A Rocha’s Brooksdale Environmental Centre in Surrey offers rich experience

‘If we don’t protect the salmon and habitat around the Little Campbell River … we will lose them’: David Anderson

Brooksdale co-director David Anderson is a biologist and former pastor. He offers guided property tours of A Rocha’s land in South Surrey. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
Vintage scrapbooks gave way to Instagram and Facebook. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: Prince Philip just got on with it—to our surprise

Ursula Maxwell-Lewis reflects on the passing Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Vintage scrapbooks gave way to Instagram and Facebook. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
A deep sense of privacy exists within Japanese culture and that notion generally forbids photographing people in public. This charming wedding couple, however, agreed to make an exception at the temple in Nagano. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

ADVENTURES: Japan’s courtesy, ofuro-style bathing, and snow monkeys

Columnist Ursula Maxwell-Lewis travels to Japan

A deep sense of privacy exists within Japanese culture and that notion generally forbids photographing people in public. This charming wedding couple, however, agreed to make an exception at the temple in Nagano. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
From the heart: a presentation to Henry and Anna Cheng

Cloverdale Pharmasave celebrates 30 years

Good medicine isn’t limited to dispensing prescriptions. Just ask Henry and Anna Cheng’s customers.

From the heart: a presentation to Henry and Anna Cheng
Vancouver author Michael Slade is now a regular SiWC presenter.

From Starbucks to stardom for Surrey International Writers’ Conference

The Surrey International Writers' Conference has aged gracefully into one of the top three writers' conferences in North America.

Vancouver author Michael Slade is now a regular SiWC presenter.
Robert Mackay based his new book

Lord Strathcona’s Horse rides again

When Bob Mackay retired he traded drafting legal briefs for crafting books. Soldier…

Robert Mackay based his new book