It certainly is a ‘Merry Christmas!’ on the world wide web; sites galore to visit.

Queen Victoria's Christmas table at Windsor Castle. NOT.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON December 18, 2012 The internet is changing us. It permeates nearly every aspect […]

The RBG hosts the “Mechanical Botanical” Exuberance of Paul Busse. All aboard!

1. OPENING SHOT - children entranced by on-coming G-train

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON December 6, 2012 When we were young, my father built-up a landscaped train […]

Meetup groups are popping up all over the place. Should City Hall host a Meetup?

Photo 1. Cover photo - Meet Up LOGO

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON November 22, 2012 Earlier this year I wrote about the BusinessInBurlington MeetUp organized […]

Clay in the hands of a potter can be an art form or it can produce soup bowls used for fund raisers.

Photo 4.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON November 12, 2012 There is something very grounding about crafting clay into ceramics. […]

Pythons’ Pit of Halton is fishing for your good idea. Rewards are being offered.

Snake biting face

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON October 26, 2012 Last Friday, a friend and I went in search of […]

Does Hamilton have something to teach us about how we make better use of our Beachway? Will it take artists to show us the way?

Britan cat behind blinds

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 19, 2012 I spend far too much of my time at city hall. […]

Riding horses – chomping at the bit.

Photo 1. Opening Shot.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON October 12, 2012 When I was seventeen I was in a car accident […]

Library is not a luxury but something we can afford and need to continue funding. Question is: how much do we want to spend?

Photo 1. Google Search - mlh

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON September 28, 2012 You may recall the recent spat between the Mayor […]

City jumps on the culture band wagon – offers clowns and balloons and art as well.

Loads of things to so that the Burlington Art centre during the Cultural weekend.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2012 The country is on a bit of a culture kick and for […]

Local artist wants some Burlington imagination in public art the city chooses.

BPAC at night

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Editors note: We don’t share the view that public art has to come from within the community it is […]

It was built during another era, now long forgotten but still very much part of the Lake Ontario scene. The Burlington Canal Pier.

Burlington Canal Pier  by MLH

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Margaret Lindsay Holton. BURLINGTON, ON September 4, 2012 I did not know much about this massive concrete pier […]

Men are really wonderful, even when proud, stubborn and a little bit pig-headed.

Moving truck

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Margaret Lindsay Holton I recently moved. And, as anyone who has been through this anxious ordeal knows, moving, […]

Whatever happened to ‘customer service’? New columnist weighs in with her experience. Do not mess with MLH

Twenty dollars was all our columnist Margaret Lindsay Holman was prepared for the $20 worth of gas she ordered.
What would you have done?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); BURLINGTON, ON August 3, 2012 When a company employee makes an obvious error, who should absorb the cost of […]

She answers all the requests with – I’m on it and is about to turn the phrase into a business opportunity.

Im on it logo

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON May 24, 2012 – I have for some time been looking for a real […]

There was a buzz; it was the sound of 100+ people pulled together by social media guru. Will he go viral?

BiB Attendees

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Margaret Lindsay Holton, an award-winning writer and mid-career Golden Horseshoe artist found herself fascinated with a form of social […]

They apparently made a payment and it wasn’t Canadian Tire money either. Elite Cycling promoter makes another deadline

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON May 16, 2011 A usually reliable source advises that the Midweek Cycling Club event […]

Finally, a permit has been approved and New City Park development can begin – again.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Staff Burlington, On – April 11, 2011 – Finally, the City of Burlington received notice that the development […]

It might be greener – but it isn’t grass.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); City looking into artificial grass in residential front yards. BURLINGTON, ON –January 22, 2011 – Some Burlington property owners […]

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