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Writer finds inspiration in family ties

Writer finds inspiration in family ties

Writer Daniel Griffin, a new transplant to Victoria, told a story about youthful rebelliousness. His own, that is. When the 40-year-old was in Grade 7 or 8, living in Kingston, Ont., he was allowed to have a birthday party.

Notes from Ashleigh

This last five days have been a real challenge for me. I have come down with the cold and flu bug that has been going around Victoria, and I haven't been able to do much more then sleep.

Dennis - Let's Call That Denial

Tomorrow marks one month into the TC Health Club Challenge. The workouts are 3 times per week at the Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre with my personal trainer Kevin Clarke.

Recipes: Pot-stickers, Yam, Tofu and Pea Curry, Miso Soup

Vegetarian Pot-stickers Hot, vegetarian dumplings tastily filled with tofu and colourful vegetables.
View the best thing about Bella Montagna

View the best thing about Bella Montagna

BELLA MONTAGNA Address: The Westin, Bear Mountain Golf Resort, 1999 Country Club Way, Langford Tel: 250-391-5224 Hours: Open daily, 6: 30 a.m. 10: 30 p.m. Major credit cards and Interac accepted. Wheelchair accessible.

Fitness tips

PROTEIN Protein provides the building blocks to sustain the health of muscle, skeleton, hair, skin, nails and the immune system.
Two pianos, four hands

Two pianos, four hands

IN CONCERT What: VCM Presents: "Dualling" Pianos in Concert, with Robert Holliston and Jamie Syer When/where: Saturday, 7: 30 p.m., Alix Goolden Hall Tickets: Adults $25, seniors and students $15, VCM students, faculty, and staff free.

Kevin: I can see my toes!!!

Well week three is now completed, and low and behold I can see the tips of my toes again.

Roast Beef Sirloin with Four-Peppercorn Crust and Jus

This flavourful roast will make a fine Sunday dinner. Accompany it with mashed potatoes and a couple of simple vegetable side dishes. Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: Depends on desired doneness (see method) Makes: 4 to 6 servings 2 3/4 lb.
Pick the perfect pepper for your recipe

Pick the perfect pepper for your recipe

Pink, green, black, white and Szechuan types raise confusion