Category Archives: Author from Stratford Ontario

The Procrastinator’s Guide to Retirement (17)

Many people worry about their retirement. Some are anxious because they don’t know if they will have enough money to live on. Others wonder what they will do with their spare time. This can be a very difficult transitional time … Continue reading

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Always a Silver Lining (123)

This is a book about Keith Culliton. He is an important figure here in Stratford where I live. He just recently retired from politics last year and he has been missed on the Stratford City Council. Keith Culliton founded a … Continue reading

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Stratford Food: An Edible History (109)

This is a wonderful book that is written by Steve Stacey about how the food industry made Stratford what it is today. There are many events every year to savour our beautiful and wonderful small town. And there are world-class … Continue reading

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The Swans of Stratford by Robert J. Miller (108)

This is a book about the swans of Stratford. It is written by the Honorary Keeper of the swans in Stratford.  What a splendid job he did with the swans until he passed away a while ago. The Avon River … Continue reading

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Stratford: Around and About by Ellen Stafford (107)

This is a wonderful book about how Stratford became what it is today. The book is a classic in many ways, published by a small bookstore in Stratford. I never tire of hearing how Stratford became what it is today.  … Continue reading

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Scribbling Women (84)

This is another unique book by Marthe Jocelyn, a writer from my home town here in Stratford, Ontario. This book features some true tales from astonishing women such as, Sei Shonagon, Margaret Cathchpole, Mary Hayden Russell, Harriet Ann Jacobs, Isabella Beeton, … Continue reading

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A Big Dose of Lucky by Marthe Jocelyn (75)

This is another wonderful YA novel by a novelist from Stratford, Ontario where I live. I am SO proud of her work, and I always love reading it. This book is no exception to her wonderful style and award-winning story-making … Continue reading

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