In honour of Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), sponsored by CAMIMH (Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health), which this year was from October 1st to the 7th, I felt it quite fitting to write a piece about...
Ask any of my closest friends to describe me using one word and they'd all probably say "cool." However, I'm not always cool. Sometimes I'm even sad. Why am I sad? Because I have S.A.D. Seasonal Affective Disorder is...
The businesses around the intersections of Water or George and Parkhill must see a lot of trade from the denizens of Trent Radio and Sadleir House. I personally have experienced love and loss at the Subway (Oh falafel subs,...
When we were young, Halloween was a time where we would conjure up the scariest or most animated costumes we could think of and parade around the neighborhood with pillowcases collecting candy from strangers. We’d get home, sort our...
Hallowe'en is an odd time of the year. Well, all holidays are kind of ridiculous, but Hallowe'en seems to be one where everyone does something completely different. Some like to party in costume, while others stay in and watch...
Dear Phyllis, I walked out of my rental home this morning and noticed a big FOR SALE sign on the front lawn. My landlord says that nothing will change for us but I’m worried... I’ve lived here for two years...
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. So, when you go to a Wild Wing restaurant, it’s natural and appropriate to get your hands messy and order a whack of wings. This is exactly what I did in...
From the Director of Publicity of South Asians Association at Trent (SAAT)... Dazzling displays of light and colors; loud noises, new clothes and exquisite delicacies just cheer up the festive mood. When millions of oil lamps, candles and colorful electric...
If you have been in Peterborough for a while, even for just two years, you may have noticed, and definitely will have walked by 172 Simcoe Street. This building is next to the bus terminal on the short walk...

The Occult Word

As you can see, the title of this article has now changed, and for good reason. The title “Welcome to the Occult” was meant with good intention, however, when people read or hear the word ‘occult’ they immediately are...