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A Perfect Evening at the Trellis Cafe

Posted on Dec 8, 2011 | 0 comments

Marjorie had just completed her MA thesis, and her brother Geoffrey had sent her some money for a celebration dinner. Would we go to a downtown hotel, a multi-star city restaurant, a delightful emporium of ethnic cuisine? Maybe. But what about the Trellis? One of our newly-discovered favourites, the Trellis Cafe is in Hubbards, half-an-hour from Halifax down the...

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Annie Hill and Trevor Robertson: Living Lightly on the Sea

Posted on Dec 3, 2011 | 0 comments

Nobody leaves a smaller footprint than a long-distance cruising sailor, who has to live for a month or more on the food, water, fuel and other supplies that can be packed into a boat with a living area about as big as a sheet of plywood. And no cruising sailor leaves a smaller footprint than Annie Hill or Trevor Robertson, whose radically simple lifestyle was...

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