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Mad about movie making

Mad about movie making

Scheming Aussie avengers, culinary delights, misbehaving ock stars, daredevil envionmentalists, Afghan ricket underdogs, yodeling lesbians, pint-sized agicians, Mumbai slums live with the sound of usic and over-zealous These are just a few of the ing

Our black history started with gold

Many people are unaware that Sir James Douglas, the first governor of the Colony of British Columbia, had African ancestry. Blacks have been part of B.C.'s history since the days of the Gold Rush. February is B.C. Black History Month and the B.C.
Delectable dumplings

Delectable dumplings

Savoury morsels of meat, seafood or veggies in very thin dough
Major's Corner: Mems recount memories of honeymoons gone bad

Major's Corner: Mems recount memories of honeymoons gone bad

I know I have touched on this subject before, but it seems to be one of those renewable subjects that waggles its ears from the horizon every six months or so. I refer to the dreaded honeymoon.
Restaurant review: High marks for varied offerings at Salute

Restaurant review: High marks for varied offerings at Salute

SALUTE Address: 525 Fort St. Tel: 250-383-2313 Hours: Closed Monday. Open Tuesday - Saturday from 5 p.m. Closing times vary. Major credit cards and Interac accepted. Wheelchair accessible.
New drinks column: Fussy Pinot Noir grape thrives in Cowichan

New drinks column: Fussy Pinot Noir grape thrives in Cowichan

Today, we begin a column on local wines, beers and spirits by Garth Eichel, an experienced food and wine columnist who is studying for his diploma through the International Sommelier Guild.
Jack Knox: 25 memorable stories of 2010

Jack Knox: 25 memorable stories of 2010

The Olympics. Political upheaval. Bunnies. From the serious to the silly, there were many issues that helped shape 2010. Jack Knox looks back at stories -- some significant, some definitely not -- that you'll remember.

Al-Sultan a fine entrée to Mideast cuisine

Though we are fortunate to have a broad range of places to choose from when dining out in Victoria, restaurants focusing on the cuisine of one of the world's oldest corners are relatively new here.

Pepper grinder trouble, and a checklist

I just bought a Dolce pepper grinder and couldn't figure out how to remove the top to put in more peppercorns. The little pamphlet that came with it gave no clue.

Pam Grant: City's best fast (good) food

Christmas shopping can be hungry work, but fast food doesn't have to mean something you would be embarrassed to tell your jogging buddies you ate.