Charles Dickens

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Issue: 2017-12-20, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

The holiday season ushers in all kinds of warming specialty drinks to cozy up with around the house. This Hot Dickens Cider is named after A Christmas Carol author Charles Dickens. I have no idea why, as it’s a variant of the original recipe... more

Dec. 20, 2017 midnight Beverages


Issue: 2015-02-19 PHOTO: Peter Jickling

The Overland Trail was a transportation corridor between Whitehorse and Dawson City constructed by the White Pass and Yukon Route at the turn-of-the-century. Spanning about 530 kilometres, it took five days to navigate by horsedrawn sleigh more

Feb. 19, 2015 midnight Humour

With elaborate plots and complicated characters, Charles Dickens' storytelling wizardry is cinema-friendly. Proof of Dickens' enduring appeal can be seen in filmmaker Douglas McGrath's version of Nicholas Nickleby, released as a feature film in... more

Mar. 13, 2014 midnight Photography - Film