Author: Jayne MacAulay

Jayne MacAulay
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The unexpected happens in the wildest places   I had to leave a voice mail message when I first called Jeff Turner last week. He was filming off a sailing vessel just »

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Landscape architect Neil Turnbull’s farm has taken root.   It feels as though I’m time travelling. Rain threatens as Neil Turnbull pilots the golf cart over the bumpy lanes and through the »

Vitamins: When Less Is More

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Are we wasting our money on vitamins and minerals? About 40 per cent of adult Canadians take vitamins and minerals daily, worried that our diets may somehow be inadequate. We’re wasting our »

A Foil for Sensitive Teeth

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Ambushed by an acidic tomato or a bite of ice cream, sensitive teeth retaliate with a whip of pain. A blast of cold air or a nice hot cup of coffee or »

Seven Secrets to Happiness

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Are we happy yet? Happiness is more than a warm puppy – but a warm puppy can help, too. In recognition of International Day of Happiness, here are seven secrets to boost »

High Carbs Equals Brain Drain

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French epicure Anthelme Brillat-Savarin famously declared, “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” Et mon Dieu, a diet heavy on tea and toast wouldn’t have impressed »

Bangkok for a Day

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Thailand’s capital has elbowed London aside as a magnet for international visitors. With 15.98 million heads on pillows, it’s topped MasterCard’s 132-city Global Destination Cities Index for 2013. Travel + Leisure readers »

Hockey Moms Know Best

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Olympic athletes get fuelled for the Sochi Games Photography Tobin Grimshaw I don’t know about you, but I’ve rarely spent much time in the company of a team of superlative international-level athletes. »

Pre-emptive Strike

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Now’s the time to get a jump on seasonal grass allergies.   Sweet lovers love the spring – at least that’s what Shakespeare wrote so poetically – but the season has a »