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The Editor’s Desk: The magic of movies

Craving that ‘going to the movies’ experience? Then FilmFlam™ is the streaming service for you!

 

The Editor’s Desk: The good old hockey game

Nothing says ‘NHL hockey’ like 100 F. temperatures and the August long weekend

 

The Editor’s Desk: Customers behaving badly

Annoyed that a business is asking you to sanitize your hands? Don’t take it out on the employees

 

The Editor’s Desk: Coping with COVID quiz

How well are you dealing with the pandemic? Take this quiz and find out!

The Editor’s Desk: Don’t be a PRAT

Public performances against face masks don’t make for good theatre

The Editor’s Desk: Entering the Twilight Zone

Ashcroft gets a chance to shine on the small screen: is the result a dream or a nightmare?

Resumption of travel around province brings hopes and fears

Phase 3 brings summer tourists, and some worry

  • Jul 1, 2020

The Editor’s Desk: Coronavirus classic cinema

Some familiar films would look a lot different if they’d been made during a time of COVID-19

The Editor’s Desk: COVID cops on the job

In the rush to judgement, facts often take a back seat

The Editor’s Desk: No one is an island

If the pandemic has shown us nothing else, it’s that human beings are social creatures

The Editor’s Desk: Photo gallery paints a pretty picture

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what are 18 years of photos worth?

The Editor’s Desk: In search of lost time

A tiny tomato provides a small moment of joy as it evokes happy memories

The Editor’s Desk: There’s always a silver lining

Stories — some of which might even be true — of people making the best of bad pandemic situations

The Editor’s Desk: Hindsight is wonderful

Let’s not Monday morning quarterback the coronavirus pandemic while the game is still being played

The Editor’s Desk: Being a part of history

For 125 years, the Journal has preserved events big (but mostly small) for posterity

The Editor’s Desk: A slippery garden slope

It started harmlessly enough, with pulling a few weeds, and then it just grew

The Editor’s Desk: Welcome to Sherwood

Is 1938’s ‘The Adventures of Robin Hood’ the perfect movie?

The Editor’s Desk: Laughter is the best medicine

The BBC-TV comedy Detectorists — witty, wise, and kind — is the perfect show for our times

The Editor’s Desk: Coronavirus covidiots

Can you spot which of these covidiot stories are true and which are false?

The Editor’s Desk: Small screen comedy, big heart

Schitt’s Creek celebrates small towns and all those who live there, however reluctantly