Voyage of the Basilisk: A Memoir of Lady Trent by Marie Brennan

Brennan, Marie. (2015). Voyage of the Basilisk: A Memoir of Lady Trent (A Natural History of Dragons). Tor Books; New York.  During one lovely evening at my local library, my eye was captured by a brilliantly-designed book cover out under the ‘new releases’ section. I read through the plot description for the novel before checking…

Summertime Demands Craft Beer

When the sticky-hot weather hits, there is nothing quite so refreshing as sitting under the shade of an umbrella and sipping a relaxing beverage. Craft beer sits high on my personal list of favorite beverages for this activity – creative, fun, and delicious, these beer products are created using traditional brewing methods (includes: brewing in…

Meadowlily Woods – London, Ontario

There are some hikes that you will take in your lifetime which will evoke a ‘wow’ response – Meadowlily Woods Environmentally Significant Area (ESA) in London, Ontario, is one of these locations. Several key players are involved in the management and preservation of the Meadowlily Woods area – the Friends of Meadowlily Woods (FOMW) is…