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Monitor: Great Britain's great Olympics

When my grandfather arrived in Victoria in 1908, he had other things to worry about and couldn't have been overly concerned about that year's Olympics being held in the capital of the Empire - London.

Aging with grace is all in your head

We'd all love to age gracefully, but it might be easier if we knew what the heck that meant.

The supply mission

Eight white erasers ... really? The back-to-school treasure hunt can be a frustrating exercise


Jazz scion makes peace with the family biz >D7

Parent Rap: Limit screen time for reading success

In our last column, a mother wrote to ask for tips to help instil good reading habits in her son. "My six-year-old son is extremely energetic and active," she wrote. "When he has to sit still, he gets fidgety.
Re-establish sleep routine as school looms

Re-establish sleep routine as school looms

Kids need to get to bed earlier than during the lazy days of summer

Giant cell arteritis signs easy to miss

I hope you'll use my letter. I'm writing to warn people about what can happen if they ignore warning signs. One day I suddenly had a pounding, left-sided headache. At first I took Tylenol, which helped a bit. Then I took Aspirin and went to bed.

Senior stoners smoke to ease aches of aging

Pot alleviates pain from chemo, arthritis and more, retirees say


Tango Festival: Free concert in Centennial Square, Sunday 1-6: 30 p.m. concert, dance and food. Free-B Film Fest. Every Saturday in August at Cameron Bandshell, Beacon Hill Park. Bring blankets and snacks.

Partially Shucked, Soaked and Grilled Corn on the Cob

Serve this corn alongside other summer favourites, such as ribs or salmon, potato salad and soft rolls.
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